Roatan Spiny-tailed Iguana – Honduras

The Roatan Spiny-tailed Iguanas are found only on the island of Roatan which is the largest of the Honduran Bay Islands. They live in all habitat types across the island including mangroves, tropical wet forests, rocky shorelines and urban areas. While there are estimated 4,500 iguanas living on the island the species are considered to…

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Rosenberg’s Goanna – Australia

There are 26 recognized species of goanna (known as monitor lizards to the rest of the world) in Australia. The Rosenberg’s Goanna is the only goanna on Kangaroo Island and the photos in this post were all taken on Kangaroo Island. This species was once common over large portions of southern Australia but they are…

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Asian Water Monitor – Thailand

The Asian Water Monitor live throughout South and Southeast Asia. The Asian Water Monitors that I have seen have all been in Thailand and they seem to be fairly common as I have seen them in multiple locations (Bangkok, Ayutthaya and Damnoen Saduak). They are the second largest lizard behind only the Komodo Dragon. They…

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