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  • Spanish
    • Monitor de agua
  • Scientific Names
    • Varanus salvator
    • Hydrosaurus salvator
    • Monitor nigricans
    • Monitor salvator
    • Stellio salvator
  • German
    • Bindenwaran
  • English
    • Common Water Monitor

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

rcollin

Date

April 13, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

hari2

Date

May 4, 2013 11:53 AM IST

Description

Varanus salvator andamanensis

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

mklein

Date

February 7, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Date

January 9, 2015 07:52 AM EST

Description

Seen at the Taj Airport Garden Hotel

234-236 Colombo Negombo road, Seeduwa, 11410 Negombo, Sri Lanka

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

pierre_t

Date

September 9, 2014

Place

Ubud (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

chamaeleo

Date

February 1, 2015 06:59 AM IST

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

parobbert

Date

February 4, 2015

Place

ko Yao Noi (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

pierre_t

Date

September 7, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

January 19, 2015 01:27 PM IST

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 19, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

16112851688 0417ae6df8 s

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 16, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

16092954079 07502cd503 s

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 14, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.