Monitor Lizard (Varanus bengalensis)
Scientific classification:
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Class : Reptilia
Order : Squamata
Suborder : Serpentes
Family : Varanidae
Genus : Varanus
Species : bengalensis
Important Facts:
Size 137 – 152 cm
Clutch Size 7 – 35 eggs
Life Span 15 years
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It is found in river valleys Iran, Afghanistan, Western Pakistan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Burma.
Frogs, smaller lizards, snakes, birds, insects, eggs etc.
Chick alive – 1 no, Egg boiled – 1 no. (daily)