Huge lizard on the loose in Teller County
Nile monitor. Photo courtesy: tampabay.com
TELLER COUNTY, Colo. — A large lizard escaped from its owner Monday and residents of some subdivisions in Teller County were warned to keep children and pets away if they see the animal.
The Teller County Sheriff’s Office says it’s about six feet long and it weighs 25 pounds.
The big lizard escaped before noon and residents of Woodland West, Westwood Lakes and Rosewood Hills were warned to watch out for it.
The lizard could become aggressive so if anyone sees it they should stay away and call the sheriff’s office at 719-687-9652.