Genus Varanus


Yellow monitor - Teeth subcorneal, scarcely compressed, Snout short, convex, measuring a little less than the distance from the anterior border of the orbit to the anterior border of the ear; canthus rostralis distinct.

Komodo Island monitor - Mating begins between May and August, and the eggs are laid in September.


Gray’s Monitor Lizard - Gray's monitor is a large monitor lizard known only from lowland dipterocarp forest in the east of Luzon and a few smaller adjacent islands in the Philippines such as Polillo Island, where it is locally known as the Butaan.

Order : Squamata
Family : Varanidae
Genus : Varanus