Did you know that the Crocodile Monitor Lizard from Papua New Guinea is the Worlds true Longest Lizard ?


Did you know that the Crocodile Monitor Lizard from Papua New Guinea is the Worlds true Longest Lizard? Most people have the assumption that the Komodo Dragon is the Biggest Lizard but this is not the case. In reality the Komodo Dragon is the Worlds Heaviest Lizard reaching a length of 10’ 2” and a weight of almost 400 pounds, while the Crocodile Monitor Lizard has been recorded at almost 15 feet in total length. Crocodile Monitors are arboreal so they do not obtain the massive weight of the Komodo Dragon, which is primarily a Terrestrial Lizard. In fact, two thirds of the total length of the Croc Monitor is composed of their massive tail. Crocodile Monitors have the claim to fame of having the Largest Teeth, Longest Tail, and Largest Claws of any lizard species. REMEMBER THE TIGERHOMES WEBSITE SPECIALIZES IN AMAZING EXOTIC ANIMAL WEB CAMS!

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