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Monitor lizard care guide and information: enclosure requirements, diet and feeding, health and more. How to keep and care for monitors as a pet – Ackie monitor, Savannah monitor, Asian Water dragon, etc.

Savannah Monitor as pet

Саванна мониторын мэдээлэл & Арчилгаа – Хаалт, Хоолны дэглэм ба эрүүл мэндийн шаардлага

The Savannah monitor (Varanus exanthematicus) is a species of lizard native to the savannahs of eastern and southern Africa. Байгальд, these monitors are scavengers that cover large distances as they search for small prey items. Learn everything you need to know about caring for Savannah monitors, including enclosure size and design, dietary needs, temperature and humidity requirements, and more.

Tegus are now illegal to own in Georgia

Some Tegu and Monitor lizard species are no longer allowed as Pets in Georgia

On Tuesday October 22nd the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Board voted to restrict future ownership of exotic reptiles in response to the increasing number of invasive species threatening the native ecosystem. The ban was made specifically to tackle the problem of two invasive species of reptiles, Burmese pythons and Argentine Black and White tegu lizards, who are imported from South America and are often released or escape into the… Read More »Some Tegu and Monitor lizard species are no longer allowed as Pets in Georgia

Үйлдэл (left) and monitor lizard (right)

Tegu vs Monitor Lizard: which one is right for you?

Monitor lizards and tegu lizards are an example of two families of big lizards which evolved from a same ancestor, but are actually quite different from one another. They can both make excellent pets under the right care and conditions, but there are considerable differences in personality and husbandry requirements you should be aware of. Differences Between Monitor and Tegu Lizards Tegu Lizards Monitor Lizards Generally larger in size (3.5-5… Read More »Tegu vs Monitor Lizard: which one is right for you?

Can Savannah monitors eat eggs?

Can Savannah monitors eat eggs?

Savannah monitors can eat eggs. Chicken and quail eggs, whether raw, чанаж болгосон, with, or without shells, are all safe for Savannah monitors to consume. Байгальд, monitor lizards regurarly prey on bird eggs and have also been observed feeding on eggs laid by other lizards and reptiles. Because eggs are a great source of protein and their shells primarily made of calcium, it is better to feed them whole.… Read More »Can Savannah monitors eat eggs?

Can Savannah monitors eat fish?

Can Savannah monitors eat fish?

Savannah monitors are mainly insectivores (= they mosly eat insects), but they can also eat fish on occasion. As a matter of fact, fish is one of the best sources of lean protein you can feed to your Savannah monitor. When choosing the best fish for Savannah monitor, it is best to opt for small, whole freshwater fish such as perch, tilapia, catfish (дунд зэрэг) and sunfish. You can also… Read More »Can Savannah monitors eat fish?

Komodo Dragon with open mouth and hidden teeth

Komodo Dragon Bite, Teeth and Venom

The Komodo dragon is the largest, most famous, and arguably also the most dangerous monitor lizard out there. Renowned for their lethality, Komodo dragons have deadly venomous bites and razor-sharp teeth which they use to hunt, kill and eat their preys. Surprisingly, the bite of a Komodo dragon is not very strong, and its teeth are more suitable for cutting than crushing. What makes this reptile so deadly is the… Read More »Komodo Dragon Bite, Teeth and Venom

Нил монитор (Varanus niloticus)

Are monitor lizards dangerous?

Monitor lizards are large, intelligent reptiles that can grow up to 10 feet in size and some of the most threatening animals out there: almost all species are carnivores, venomous, and equipped with sharp claws and bone-crushing teeth. Yet, they are not generally considered dangerous to humans and surprisingly common as house pets. Komodo dragon, the most dangerous monitor lizard The largest and most famous species of monitor lizard is… Read More »Are monitor lizards dangerous?

Комодо луу, the largest species of monitor lizard

Komodo Dragon As a Pet? Here’s What You Need To Know

The Komodo Dragon is one of the largest, scariest, and most magnificent reptiles out there. Unfortunately, they are a protected species and illegal to own. And in any case, you would not want to keep one as a pet. Komodo dragons are massive 10-feet long, 300-pound heavy beasts that would be incredibly difficult to feed and care for. Not to mention the fact that they have strong teeth and a… Read More »Komodo Dragon As a Pet? Here’s What You Need To Know