A chicken coop is no place for a lace monitor.

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The lizard was caught red-handed in a coop — trying to steal eggs! — in Australia.

It’s a good thing a wrangler was called out to catch the predator.

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Gently, and with a good deal of skill, the man places the reptile inside a plastic crate, holding its tail the entire time.

This is one brave fella!

Anna Caplan contributes to Rare Houston and Rare Animals. 
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