Lizard Captured in Portland

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(WMTW)- A lizard was on the run in Portland Saturday afternoon.

Police said Deering residents first reported seeing a big lizard in their backyard on Thursday.

Police said the lizard, confirmed to be an Argentina Black and White Tegu, was living under a shed and was someone's loose pet.

Saturday, animal control was called to Verrill Street in Portland where officers were able to capture the lizard using hard-boiled eggs as bait.

Police said the lizard's owner has contacted them to coordinate a safe return.