Classification
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All Names

  • 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

antarduengo

Date

October 20, 2016 12:02 PM AWST

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What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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coffearobusta42

Date

March 13, 2016 03:59 AM PDT

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What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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gancw1

Date

January 22, 2017 10:51 AM AWST

Description

Monitor lizard resting on a branch

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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budak

Date

April 12, 2016 05:16 PM SGT

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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budak

Date

April 11, 2016 11:23 AM SGT

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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budak

Date

April 11, 2016 10:30 AM SGT

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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csmitelli

Date

November 19, 2016 06:13 PM EST

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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herukurniawan48

Date

July 8, 2015 11:05 AM WIB

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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gancw1

Date

January 15, 2017 11:07 AM AWST

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

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gancw1

Date

January 15, 2017 11:04 AM AWST

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

gancw1

Date

January 15, 2017 10:57 AM AWST

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

fatahabib92

Date

March 17, 2014 02:32 AM WIB

Description

Juvenile

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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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