THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

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FILE SNAKES - Acrochordidae

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TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

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LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

SKINK LIZARDS Scincidae

CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine


PERENTIE (or PERENTY)
Varanus giganteus

Perentie Varanus giganteus
Perentie Varanus giganteus at the Canberra Reptile Zoo


Approximate distribution of the Perentie Varanus giganteus
Approximate distribution of the Perentie Varanus giganteus

Perentie Varanus giganteus
John Fowler with a Perentie Varanus giganteus at the Canberra Reptile Zoo


Perentie  or Perenty -  Varanus giganteus



Perentie  or Perenty -  Varanus giganteus

 

Perentie  or Perenty -  Varanus giganteus
The three photos above are of a half grown Perentie Varanus giganteus

Perentie Varanus giganteus
An adult captive Perentie Varanus giganteus

Perentie  or Perenty -  Varanus giganteus 
Very young Perentie Varanus giganteus

  Perentie  or Perenty -  Varanus giganteus

Perentie  or Perenty -  Varanus giganteus
The Perentie Varanus giganteus is Australia's longest lizard, growing up to about 2.4 meters ( 7.ft 10")

Perentie Varanus giganteus skeleton
Perentie Varanus giganteus skeleton at Oxford Natural History Museum , UK

LINKS OF INTEREST

Click here for a complete list of Australian Monitors (Goannas)

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