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Asian Water Monitor

Varanus salvator

Description:

This is the largest lizard in Borneo, it can grow up to 3 metres. Leathery patterned skin, allows for great camouflage amongst the trees and forest floor. They feed on snakes, fish, rodents, carion and eggs.

Habitat:

Found in southern and southeastern Asia and lives primarily around water.


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Sabah, Malaysia

Lat: 5.49, Long: 118.22

Spotted on Apr 18, 2018
Submitted on Jun 6, 2018

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