Crocodile Monitor Animal Pictures

Varanus salvadorii

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The great Salvadori's monitor, Varanus salvadorii, lives in Papua New Guinea

Crocodile monitor
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Crocodile monitors are sometimes called Tree Crocodiles because they are arboreal (tree-dwelling).

A baby crocodile monitor on a rock

A baby crocodile monitor on a rock
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Crocodile monitor hatchlings are approximately 18 inches long and weigh 2.12 ounces.

A crocodile monitor with her eggs

A crocodile monitor with her eggs
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Crocodile monitors lay three clutches of 4 - 12 eggs per year.

An adult crocodile monitor in a tree

An adult crocodile monitor in a tree
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A full-grown crocodile monitor may reach 8.86 feet in length and weigh as much as 198 pounds.

Closeup of a crocodile monitor's head against grassy background

Closeup of a crocodile monitor's head against grassy background
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Crocodile monitors have a high head and a uniquely bulged snout.