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Savannah Monitor

Varanus exanthematicus

Description:

A behind the scenes look at the reptile rescue, this is a Savannah monitor. Also known as the bosc monitor in Europe. This is an adult male, Savannahs are the smallest of the Varanids, reaching lengths of 4 feet. Savannah monitors do not do the best in captivity, mostly specimens are wild caught and only last about a year before dying to poor conditions or obesity.

Habitat:

Per the name, Savannah monitors can be found in the Savannahs of Africa.

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WilliamsFamily
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WilliamsFamily

Kansas, USA

Spotted on May 24, 2019
Submitted on May 24, 2019

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