AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
This site covers Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards, Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and Crocodilia.
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SHORT-TAILED PIGMY MONITOR
This was considered to be the smallest species of monitor in the world until Dampier Peninsula Monitor (Goanna) Varanus sparnus was described in 2014 which is now claimed to be the smallest species. Specimens of the new species would have been identified as this species in the past.
Husbandry Manual for
Short Tailed Monitor
Updated June 22, 2018