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Monitors and allies

This room displays images of monitors - or monitor lizards.

Diapsida - Lepidosauromorpha - Squamata - Scleroglossa - Anguimorpha - Varanoidea

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Clouded Monitor, Bengaru Ootokage, Biwawak bunga or Varanus bengalensis (1.5m)<Varanidae>. photo: 08/2002, Taman Negara, Malaysia. Unidentified Monitor (1.2m) <Varanidae>. photo: 08/2002, Taman Negara, Malaysia.

Unidentified Monitor [1][head] (1.2m) <Varanidae>. photo: 08/2002, Taman Negara, Malaysia. Merten's Water Monitor [1][2] (1.2m), merutensu Ootokage or Varanus mertensi <Varanidae>. photo: 08/2003, Fogg Dam, NT, Australia. Rough-necked Monitor [1][2], Zarakubi Ootokage or Varanus rudicollis <Varanidae>. photo: 09/2006, Krabi, Thailand.

Nile Monitor [1][2], Nairu Ootokage or Varanus niloticus <Varanidae>. photo: 08/2007, Loango NP, Gabon. Nile Monitor [3][4], Nairu Ootokage or Varanus niloticus <Varanidae>. photo: 08/2007, Ivindo NP, Gabon. back to upper category


exhibition rooms in this sector:

reptiles : geckos | iguanas & agamas | monitors | other lizards | snakes | turtles | crocodiles
amphibians : frogs | other amphibians
fishes : freshwater | seawater
spiders : web builders | jumping spiders | other wanderers | mites
molluscs : terrestrial | aquatic
others groups : crustaceans | land | seashore | planktons

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