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Clouded Monitor

The Clouded Monitor is a species of monitor that are native to west, south and south-east Asian countries.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Lacertilia
    Family Varanidae
    Genus Varanus
    Subgenus Empagusia
    Species V. nebulosus
    Scientific Name Varanusnebulosus

    Length 1.5 metres
    Coloration Gray to brownish beige
    Distribution India, Iran, Afghanistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Burma, Burma, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java and the Sunda Islands
    Habitat Mostly found in the lower elevationsboth in dry semiarid desert habitats to moist forest or agricultural areas
    Diet Bats, and invertebrates likebeetles, grubs, orthopterans, scorpions, snails, ants
    Clutch Size Maximum 30 eggs
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on February 5th 2017 by under Lizards. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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