Classification
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  • 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

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

danieleseglie

Date

September 17, 2005 09:35 AM CEST

Description

2 individuals

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Square

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

csavy

Date

November 21, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

tbrooks

Date

December 26, 2015 04:31 AM CET

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

damontighe

Date

January 13, 2012 08:46 AM PST

Description

Monitor Lizard, Wat Mahathat, Ayuthaya, Thailand

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

fabiocianferoni

Date

July 8, 2008

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

csavy

Date

November 17, 2015 12:00 AM EST

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No photos or sounds

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

darek

Date

September 24, 2015 09:41 AM ICT

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No photos or sounds

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

darek

Date

September 24, 2015 09:46 AM ICT

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No photos or sounds

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

darek

Date

September 25, 2015 11:18 AM ICT

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No photos or sounds

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

samlamenrich

Date

September 24, 2015 10:03 AM ICT

Description

Black river

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No photos or sounds

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Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

samlamenrich

Date

September 24, 2015 09:10 AM ICT

Description

Juv. Sekonya

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Water Monitor Varanus salvator

Observer

samlamenrich

Date

September 24, 2015 09:04 AM ICT

Description

Large one on leaves Sekonya

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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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