Savannah Monitor

Aspect Detail Scientific Name Varanus exanthematicus Common Name Savannah Monitor Care Level Intermediate to Expert Lifespan 10-15 years Adult Size 2.5-4 feet (30-48 inches) Diet Carnivore Origin Central and West Africa Temperament Docile (with regular handling) Color Variations Light yellow to dark brown, with patterned markings Conservation Status Not Endangered, but some local populations face threats About the Savannah Monitor […]

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Black and White Tegus

Scientific Name Salvator merianae Common Name Black and White Tegu Care Level Intermediate Lifespan 15-20 years Adult Size 3.5-5 feet Diet Omnivore Origin South America Temperament Docile (when properly socialized) History & Domestication The Black and White Tegu, native to South America, has a long history of both fascination and domestication. Initially identified and catalogued due to its striking appearance […]

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Ackies Monitor

Aspect Detail Scientific Name Varanus acanthurus Common Name Ackies Monitor, Ridge-tailed Monitor, Spiny-tailed Monitor Care Level Intermediate Lifespan 15-20 years Adult Size 24-30 inches Diet Carnivorous Origin Northern Australia Temperament Active, Curious Color Variations Reds, browns, and blacks with yellow spotting Conservation Status Least Concern About the Ackies Monitor The Ackies Monitor, known scientifically as Varanus acanthurus, is a small […]

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