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Spiny-necked Mangrove Monitor

Spiny-necked mangrove monitor is a species of monitor lizard found only in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Lacertilia
    Family Varanidae
    Genus Varanus
    Scientific Name Varanus spinulosus

    Color Different shades of ash to brownish
    Distribution Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands
    Habitat Mangroves and lowland forests
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on February 18th 2017 by under Lizards. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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