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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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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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manila_folder

Date

December 8, 2016 10:23 PM ChST

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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bramadiarya

Date

December 2, 2016 04:19 PM ICT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Biawak Jawa

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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kieranryan

Date

November 23, 2016 10:21 AM ICT

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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setiabudi

Date

November 14, 2016

Description

bagian dorsal bersisik tebal dan berwarna hitam serta terdapat corak berbentuk bulat atau garis lurus berwarna kuning. bagian ventral bersisik tebal dan berwarna kuning.

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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benoitnabholz

Date

July 23, 2007 06:43 AM CEST

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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aa_andersson

Date

January 23, 2016 11:45 AM AWST

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brunodurand

Date

October 17, 2016 05:33 PM SGT

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brunodurand

Date

October 18, 2016 10:39 AM SGT

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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shayan_naveed

Date

October 10, 2016 04:06 PM AEDT

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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tlim

Date

October 7, 2016 12:44 PM AWST

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Observer

aringodar

Date

January 24, 2012 10:49 AM IST

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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tlim

Date

October 5, 2016 04:26 PM 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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