Monitor Lizards

Varanus

Summary 2

The monitor lizards are large lizards in the genus Varanus. They are native to Africa, Asia and Oceania, but are now found also in the Americas as an invasive species. A total of 79 species are currently recognized.

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) M. Ewell Young, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/1892238
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varanus

More Info

iNat Map