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Lace Monitor

Varanus varius


Lace Monitors can grow up to nearly 2 meters in length! These giant lizards, from my opinion, have the best 'weapons' out of all the animals in the animal kingdom. With crushing jaws, claws like daggers and a whip-like tail, you'd hate to be the prey and not the predator when this guys around!


These guys are most common around picnic around camping grounds where they pick up the scraps left behind.


The females lay the eggs in termite mounds and leave, only to return when the eggs are about to hatch to free them.

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Uncle Minty
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Uncle Minty

4581, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Dec 28, 2011
Submitted on Jan 8, 2012

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