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South East Asian Water monitor

Varanus salvator


The water monitor (Varanus salvator) 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 Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India to Indochina, the Malay Peninsula, and various islands of Indonesia, living in areas close to water.

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JordiPrats 5 years ago

Thanks Ashley, it is common to see water monitors arround KL parcs, but always a very exciting encounter

AshleyT 5 years ago

Awesome sighting!

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Spotted on Mar 6, 2015
Submitted on Mar 8, 2015

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