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Spotted Tree Monitor
Varanus scalaris
Family :"Monitor Lizards"
Description :Body 25cm. Tail 37cm. Grey to black with large, black centred cream spots. Arboral goanna, eats insects and lizards.
Typical Habitat :Rainforest and open forest.
Distribution :Cooktown to Proserpine. Northern and eastern Australia.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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