MONITOR LIZARD

MONITOR LIZARD

Varanus monitor

The Monitor Lizard, Varanus monitor (From Motihari).
It is characterized by a large trunk, long neck & tail. It has large pleurodont teeth & long protrusible and deeply deeply bifid tongue. Body is dark brown colored with dorsally black spots. They are active predators chiefly feeding on a variety of invertebrate & vertebrate animals. This reptile is a good climber on trees & well swimmer in the water. This animal is frequently seen in different places of East Champaran district and its HQ Motihari including M.S.College.

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