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Asian water monitor, common water monitor (Varanus salvator)
Subject: Asian water monitor, common water monitor (Varanus salvator)
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Water Monitor Penang - Asian water monitor, common water monitor (Varanus salvator).jpg
Resolution: 1800x1200 File Size: 1744100 Bytes Date: 2007:07:26 12:37:13 Camera: DSC-H2 (SONY) F number: f/4.0 Exposure: 10/1600 sec Focal Length: 720/10 Upload Date: 2017:06:14 17:16:33

Asian water monitor, common water monitor (Varanus salvator)


A water monitor (Varanus salvator) roams the shore of a lake in Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.
Date 2007
Author Nur Hussein https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Nurhussein
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:WaterMonitor_Penang.jpg

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.
Order: Squamata
Family: Varanidae
Genus: Varanus
Species: Varanus salvator (Laurenti, 1768)

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Scientific Name: Varanus salvator (Laurenti, 1768)
Common Names: Common Water Monitor, Asiatic Water Monitor, Asian Water Monitor
Synonyms:
Hydrosaurus salvator (Laurenti, 1768)
Monitor nigricans Cuvier, 1829
Monitor salvator (Laurenti, 1768)
Stellio salvator Laurenti, 1768

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