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Is Monitor Lizard A Wild Animal?

Large lizards are called monitor lizards. They are native to Africa, Asia, and the Americas. There are about 80 species. The majority of monitor species are on the ground.

Is Monitor An Animal?

India has a wildlife protection law that protects the monitor lizard. Monitor lizards are usually shy. Humans were encroaching into their natural habitat when the cities grew.

Where Are Monitor Lizards Native To?


The Varanus group of monitor lizards have long necks, forked tongues, and muscular tails. They are native to Asia, Africa and Oceania.

Are Monitor Lizards Invasive?

A new study says that monitor lizards got there before humans. The monitor lizard is not a picky eater. The fork-tongued reptiles feed on insects, spiders, bird eggs, mollusks, crabs, fish, amphibian and rodents.

What Is The Largest Lizard You Can Have As A Pet?

The San Diego Zoo says iguanas are the largest lizards in the Americas. The green iguana is the most common pet. Green iguanas are a good choice for new large lizard keepers because they are vegetarian and intelligent.

Who Would Win Crocodile Or Komodo Dragon?

The crocodile is superior because of its ability to hunt on land and water. The Komodo crocodile has long teeth that are good for tearing and shredding prey but they are not long enough to give the abrasions that are needed.

What Is Dragon Lizard?

The biggest lizard species is the Komodo dragon. The family Varanidae has a dragon.

Do Monitor Lizards Eat Snakes?

Monitors eat rodents, snakes, fish, birds and other small animals. Carrion will be eaten by them.

Do Monitors Swim?

Water monitors have jaws and tails. They swim with a raised fin on their tails. They eat a lot of prey.

Are Crocodiles Bigger Than Komodo Dragons?

Although the Komodo dragon is larger by weight, fully grown crocodiles can reach up to 5 meters in length. The skin and meat of crocodiles are used to make clothing and drumheads.

Can You Legally Own A Komodo Dragon?

If you have a licence, you can keep native snakes, lizards, geckos, dragons and turtles.