Varanus niloticus (Nile monitor, Water monitor)

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Varanus niloticus (Nile monitor, Water monitor) Varanus niloticus (Nile monitor, Water monitor)
Varanus albigularis, Limpopo. [both photos Abram K. , from SARCA Virtual Museum]
Varanus niloticus (Nile monitor, Water monitor) Varanus niloticus (Nile monitor, Water monitor)
Varanus niloticus juvenile, Kruger National Park, South Africa. [photo Trevor Hardaker ] Varanus niloticus, Kruger National Park, South Africa. [photo Trevor Hardaker ]

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