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Rusty Monitor
Varanus semiremex
Family :"Monitor Lizards"
Description :Rare. Body 26cm. Tail 41cm. Grey brown with numerous black flecks and spots. Belly cream. Eats fish, crabs, insects and lizards.
Typical Habitat :Found in holes in mangrove trees, coastal swamps and freshwater streams.
Distribution :Coastal areas from Cape York to Marybourgh QLD.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes
NCA :Rare

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