Tupinambis merianae (Argentine Black and White Tegu)

EU-reported imports of wild-sourced Tupinambis merianae skins, 2003-2012.

Wild-sourced imports by the EU in 2012 principally comprised 24 507 skins and a small number of leather products imported for commercial purposes; the vast majority (>99%) were imported from Argentina and the remainder from Paraguay. Wild-sourced skin imports decreased by 85% over the period 2003-2012 overall, but increased by 13% between 2011 and 2012.