Classification
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  • French
    • Varan malais
  • Scientific Names
    • Varanus salvator
    • Hydrosaurus salvator
    • Monitor nigricans
    • Monitor salvator
    • Stellio salvator
  • German
    • Bindenwaran
  • English
    • Common Water Monitor
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 圓鼻巨蜥 (水巨蜥)
  • Spanish
    • Monitor de agua

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Recent observations

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Observer

darek

Date

July 6, 2016 04:26 PM ICT

Place

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Square

Observer

brunodurand

Date

September 25, 2013 08:13 AM SGT

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Observer

brunodurand

Date

September 22, 2013 10:25 AM SGT

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What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

caqalai

Date

August 18, 2015 03:46 PM MYT

Description

A common species along the shoreline in the Penang National Park. This was the largest specimen seen.

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Square

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

ian4

Date

June 14, 2016 04:08 PM HST

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Square

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

amarzee

Date

July 9, 2016 04:09 PM AWST

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What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

purperlibel

Date

July 10, 2016 01:53 PM ICT

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Square

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

leptonia

Date

July 13, 2015

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Square

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

leptonia

Date

July 15, 2015

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Square

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

vireolanius

Date

December 3, 2009

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Square

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

amarzee

Date

June 29, 2016 11:04 AM AWST
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Description from Wikipedia

The water monitor (Varanus salvator) is a large lizard native to South Asia. Water monitors are one of the most common monitor lizards found throughout Asia, and range from Sri Lanka and India to Indochina, the Malay Peninsula, and various islands of Indonesia, living in areas close to water.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.
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