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Desert Monitor eating Schmidt’s Fringe-Toed Lizard

Varanus griseus & Acanthodactylus schmidti.

Description:

Taken in Chabd Desert area West of Kuwait City.

Habitat:

Desert.

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13 Comments

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 6 years ago

whoa, what a catch! For you and the lizard!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Hello. This is a great spotting that has enjoyed some popularity on Project Noah. Since you know the species involved why not enter the scientific names (see comments) too, in the scientific name space so that this spotting doesn't continue to show up as unidentified. Thanks

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Magnificent !

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

desert monitor (Varanus griseus)
Schmidt’s fringe-toed lizard (Acanthodactylus schmidti)

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Awesome capture!

mcaul6515
mcaul6515 8 years ago

Great photo :)

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 8 years ago

Dang Mohammed! That is some straight dinosaur looking action. Great capture thanks for sharing.

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Amazing action shot!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 8 years ago

wow great rare spotting

Wow, awesome action !

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 8 years ago

Wow! Fantastic spotting!

ScottHarte
ScottHarte 8 years ago

Great shot, glad it didnt run away

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

Nature red in tooth and claw! Amazing capture, but poor lizard!

Mohammed Al-Saleh
Spotted by
Mohammed Al-Saleh

الجهراء, Kuwait

Spotted on May 6, 2007
Submitted on Jun 22, 2013

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