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.

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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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