$75k pair of lizards recovered from a theft

https://abc7.com/lizards-long-beach-police-$75k-pair-of-found/7137867/

So just a city over from where I live these 2 lizards were recovered and are apparently worth big bucks. I actually saw this pair being sold on CL recently for a mere 600 bucks. Glad they were recovered in the end and just thought I’d share.

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Whoa!! What kind of lizards were they?? Would have been a hell of a deal for whoever bought them for $600

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They are lace monitors. An Australian species, and the one on the thumbnail is a bell’s phase.

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No one bought them from the thieves fortunately so police were able to recover them. This was only about 20 minutes away from me. I did contemplate buying them but now knowing they are stolen property I am glad I didnt.

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Any chance the same folks took your BPs? Since they are near & know how much reptiles are worth?

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I looked into it further because I thought exactly the same thing but it is very well possible because the people involved committed a string of robberies in the time frame my animals were taken. Even if they did take them reports say that no other animals were found.

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If you can get any information, email, address, name, etc. Then you might be able to look up everything they’ve ever sold on certain selling markets or expos they vended at.

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Yeah I am taking info down as I type this. But either way these two peices of trash are being convicted on felony charges :rofl::stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:. Karma really does bite some people in the butt extra hard I must say.

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