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The Bengal monitor or common Indian monitor, is a monitor lizard found widely distributed over South Asia. This large lizard is mainly terrestrial, and grows to about 175 cm from the tip of the snout to the end of the tail. Young monitors may be more arboreal, but adults mainly hunt on the ground, preying mainly on arthropods, but also taking small terrestrial vertebrates, ground birds, eggs and fish. Although large monitors have few predators apart from humans who hunt them for meat, younger individuals.. more

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Species identified by Mohammed Salman
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By Mohammed Salman

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Uploaded Jan 11, 2020. Captured Dec 6, 2019 12:02.
  • ILCA-99M2
  • f/6.3
  • 1/400s
  • ISO1250
  • 600mm