New Giant Monitor Lizard Discovered

A “spectacular” new species of giant, secretive, colorful and fruit-eating monitor lizard has been found in a Philippine forest, according to a new study.

The reptile, named the Northern Sierra Madre Forest Monitor Lizard, is 6 feet long, around 22 pounds and brightly colored yellow and black. It is in the same family as the Komodo dragon, the world’s largest lizard.

Read full story HERE.


About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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One Response to New Giant Monitor Lizard Discovered

  1. JD Hartzel says:

    thats amazing still new species being found. makes protecting them and their habitat a must

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