REPTILIAN TUESDAY #53
Today’s reptile can be found in Eastern Australia, so let’s head to the land down under! Grab your hiking boots and walking stick and let’s head out to meet…
MEET THE LACE MONITOR!
Diet: Carnivore: birds, eggs, reptiles
Length: 5-6 ft
Conservation Status: common
- Lace monitors are gray-bluish with yellow spots.
- They have long claws for climbing.
- Lace monitors have long necks.
- Lace monitors are solitary.
- They are Australia’s second largest lizard.
- Female lace monitors lay their eggs in a termite mound.
Lace monitors are super cool lizards. We were wondering if they would make tree climbing buddies. What do you think?