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The Varanids or Monitor Lizards include the World's heaviest and longest lizards. They are amongst the most voracious of reptiles. They also include some extremely agile smaller and generally arboreal species - the dwarf monitors.

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Green Tree Monitor (Varanus prasinus)- mating pair. They look almost affectionate but this is misleading. Blue Tree monitor. Varanus macraei Varanus macraei

Varanus auffenbergi
closely related to Varanus timorensis but with blue ocellations.

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