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Nile monitor Varanus niloticus

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Features

Size:
2 m
Nutrition:
Eieren, kleine zoogdieren, insecten, vogels, kreeftachtigen, amfibieën, reptielen
Weight:
6 - 15 kg
Age:
10 - 20 jaar/ans/years
Status:
Niet geëvalueerd
Family:
Environment:
Rivieroevers en in de mangrovebossen
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Afrika

Where does he feel most at home?

You can find the Nile Monitor on the riverbanks and in the mangrove forests of Africa.

What’s his favourite food?

The Nile monitor is a carnivore and likes to eat eggs, small mammals, insects, birds, crustaceans, amphibians and various reptiles.

Fun fact

The Nile monitor can grow up to two metres long and is the largest African representative of all lizards.

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