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Yellow Spotted Monitor  Perentie,Varanus giganteus Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Yellow Spotted Monitor

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  1. This is an Australian Monitor a big beautiful monitor. Posted 8 years ago
  2. Extremely well captured, mate! Full body view in great detail, you've done it justice. Posted 8 years ago
  3. superb work so well framed and an iconic australian image especially with the red dirt! Posted 8 years ago

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The perentie is the largest monitor lizard or goanna native to Australia, and fourth-largest living lizard on earth, after the Komodo dragon, the crocodile monitor, and the water monitor. Found west of the Great Dividing Range in the arid areas of Australia, they are not a common sight because of their shyness and the remoteness of much of their range from human habitation.

Their status in indigenous Aboriginal culture is evident in the totemic relationships, and part of a dreaming, as.. more

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by WildFlower
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By petmer28

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Uploaded Mar 16, 2014. Captured Aug 13, 2010 13:11.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/11.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO100
  • 24mm