Scientific Name: Varanus Salvator
Conservation Status: Least Concern
Average Lifespan: 12 - 20 Years
Length: Up to 10'
Weight: Up to 55 lbs
Number of Eggs: Around 40 Eggs a Year
Incubation Period: 56 - 64 days
Their Nostrils are positioned near the tip of the snout which is uncommon in monitors.
They are also known as the rice lizard and the two-banded monitor.
Due to their powerful leg muscles they are quick runners and able to chase down prey at high speeds.
They swallow their food whole.
They can remain under water for up to 30 minutes at a time.