If you’re sick and tired of cats and dogs hoarding all the Instagram love, MacGyver the Lizard is about to become your new best friend. Trust us, he’s more cuddly than he looks.


Show Full Text

Meet MacGyver – a 4-year-old Argentine red tegu lizard from California who may be the most popular lizard on Earth. The adorable reptile has over 156k followers on Instagram, 44k followers on Youtube, and he even has a LinkedIn page! Every day, thousands of people look at pics and videos of MacGyver eating, going for walks, and, most importantly, cuddling. MacGyver really loves to cuddle. “He can go anywhere he wants pretty much in the house, but he’ll choose to come over and sleep right in front of the couch where our feet are,” the owner, Scott, tells The Dodo. Keep on scrolling to take a look at his cuddly pics and be prepared to fall in love with him just like the rest of the Internet!

More info: Instagram | Youtube | Linkedin

Meet MacGyver – an Argentine red tegu lizard from California who may be the most popular lizard on Earth

He just celebrated his 4th birthday with an adorable ‘salmon cake’

The adorable reptile is extremely popular on social media

With over 156k followers on Instagram, 44k followers on Youtube, and even a LinkedIn page

Every day, thousands of people look at pics and videos of MacGyver bonding

Meeting new people

Giving kisses

Taking a bath

Napping

Taking selfies

And, most importantly, cuddling

MacGyver really loves to cuddle

“He can go anywhere he wants pretty much in the house,” one of his owner’s, Scott, says

“But he’ll choose to come over and sleep right in front of the couch where our feet are”

He’s just too cute