Perentie Monitor
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perentie monitor
Common Name Perentie Monitor
Scientific Name Varanus giganteus
Range Central Australia
Status No critical status at this time
Comments The Perentie Monitor is Australia's largest species of lizard and one of the largest found on earth. This goanna can reach over 6.5' in length and weights in excess of 30 lbs. Their coloration and markings make them well camouflaged in the wild.

Equipment Used
( Camera, Lens, Flash, etc.)

Nikon D2X, Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 VR Micro, Nikon SB-800 Speedlight, Quantum Turbo 2X2, SanDisk or Lexar Compact Flash cards
Classification Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Scleroglossa
Family: Varanidae
Genus: Varanus
Species: V. giganteus

last update 5/26/08
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