Savannah Monitor Animal Pictures

Varanus polydaedalus

© Fuadi Afif/


The savannah monitor lizard (Varanus exanthematicus) is a medium-sized species of monitor lizard native to Africa.
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Savannah monitors are large lizards!

Best lizards - Savannah Monitor

Savannah monitor lizard in a Tsavo East, Kenya. The Savannah Monitor is incredibly easy to tame, which makes it one of the best lizards to keep

Head shot of a savannah monitor (varanus exanthematicus) in captivity

Savannah monitor (varanus exanthematicus)
© Meaker

Savannah monitors are monitor lizards, scientifically called Varanus exanthematicus.