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Lace Monitor

Varanus varius

Description:

Lace monitors are the second-largest monitor in Australia after the Perentie. They can be as long as 2.1 metres (over 6 ft 10ins) with a head and body length of up to 76.5 cm (2½ ft). The tail is long and slender and about 1.5 times the length of the head and body.[2][3] Maximum weight of lace monitor can be 20 kg.(44 lb), but most adults are much smaller.

Habitat:

These common terrestrial and often arboreal monitors are found in eastern Australia and range from Cape Bedford on Cape York Peninsula to south-eastern South Australia. They frequent both open and closed forests and forage over long distances (up to 3 km a day).

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2 Comments

MelanieAustralia
MelanieAustralia 9 years ago

thank u :)

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 9 years ago

nice pic...

MelanieAustralia
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New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Mar 19, 2010
Submitted on Sep 19, 2012

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