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Mertens’ Water Monitor

Varanus mertensi


A 3 ft monitor, olive brown with white to yellow spots.


Native to northern Australia. Los Angeles Zoo specimen


Endangered species due to being poisoned by cane toads.

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Steven Sheppard
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Steven Sheppard

Glendale, California, USA

Spotted on May 12, 2019
Submitted on May 20, 2019

Spotted for Mission

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