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Asian water monitor (Varanus salvator)
Subject: Asian water monitor (Varanus salvator)
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Water Monitor (Varanus salvator) juvenile (23479897079).jpg
Resolution: 5472x3648 File Size: 6083370 Bytes Date: 2015:11:09 05:47:14 Camera: DMC-FZ1000 (Panasonic) F number: f/4.0 Exposure: 1/250 sec Focal Length: 146/1 Upload Date: 2017:06:14 17:14:58

Asian water monitor (Varanus salvator)

Permai Rainforest Resort, Santubong Peninsula, North of Kuching, Sarawak, MALAYSIA
Date 9 November 2015, 05:47
Source Water Monitor (Varanus salvator) juvenile
Author Bernard DUPONT from FRANCE

Asian water monitor (Varanus salvator), also known as Malayan water monitor, common water monitor, two-banded monitor, rice lizard, ring lizard, plain lizard, no-mark lizard, and simply the water monitor, is a large lizard native to South and Southeast Asia. Water monitors are one of the most common monitor lizards found throughout Asia, and range from Sri Lanka and India to Indochina, the Malay Peninsula, and various islands of Indonesia, living in areas close to water.

Scientific Name: Varanus salvator (Laurenti, 1768)
Common Names: Common Water Monitor, Asiatic Water Monitor, Asian Water Monitor
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