Blue Tailed Monitor
Blue tailed monitor is a species of lizard, belonging to the Varanidae family, occurring in New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago and Australia. There were two recognised subspecies of this species out of which one has been elevated to the status of species.
|Scientific Name||Varanus doreanus|
|Other Names||Blue-tailed tree monitor, Kalabeck’s monitor|
|Size||Up to135 cm|
|Distribution||Island of New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago, Australia|
|Habitat||Open forests, riverbanks, fallen trees|
|Mode of Reproduction||Oviparous (egg laying)|
|Average Lifespan||10 to 15 years in captivity|
|IUCN Conservation Status||Not Evaluated|
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Published on February 10th 2017 by staff under Lizards. Article was last reviewed on 1st September 2018.
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