What is a monitor lizard?



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    Monitor lizards include various species, such as the Komodo dragon, Savannah monitor, and Nile monitor. They live in tropical regions, typically residing on land, though sometimes they climb trees or swim. These are carnivorous creatures, eating snakes, birds, scorpions, beetles, and eggs. Hostility is a common trait, and they often whip their tails to harm prey or enemies.

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    Monitor Lizards are native to Africa, Asia, Australia, and Indonesia and live in deserts, forests, and savannas. There are over 70 species of this kind of lizard, including the Mangrove Monitor, Nile Monitor, Tree Monitor, and Komodo Dragon. Their size ranges from less than one foot to over 6 feet. The Komodo Dragon, the largest monitor lizard, can grow to more than 9 feet! Monitors have a vast diet including insects, birds, rodents, fish, frogs, reptiles, and eggs. They are common as pets. 


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