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Can Savannah monitors eat eggs?

Can Savannah monitors eat eggs?

Savannah monitors can eat eggs. Chicken and quail eggs, whether raw, cooked, with, or without shells, are safe for Savannah monitors to consume. In the wild monitor lizards have also been observed feeding on other reptiles eggs. Ideally you can to soft-boil the egg for a few minutes to keep the yolks runny, and then serve it to your Savannah monitor. Because eggs are a great source of protein and… 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 (in moderation) and sunfish. You can also… Read More »Can Savannah monitors eat fish?

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Monitor Lizard Care Tips

Caring for a monitor lizard is no easy feat as these animals require daily attention and specific environmental conditions in order to thrive and be happy. If you own a Savannah monitor or any big lizard, you need to make sure that they have daily access to food, water and entertainment, that their environment is clean and has adequate sources of light and heat, and to carry out health checks… Read More »Monitor Lizard Care Tips

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Big Lizard Enrichment: How to entertain your Monitor Lizard

Monitor lizards, on par with tegus, are amongst the most highly intelligent reptiles out there. If you are keeping a big lizard as a pet, you will be amazed by their inquisitive nature, memory and awareness. As smart creatures, though, they tend to get bored easily and it is important for you as a caregiver to provide enough stimuli to keep them intellectually stimulated. This is called “enrichment”, and can… Read More »Big Lizard Enrichment: How to entertain your Monitor Lizard

Monitor Lizard as Pet

Can you keep a monitor lizard as a pet?

Monitor lizards are becoming increasingly common as pets and they can make for a great reptile companion under the right circumstances. They are highly intelligent, quite interactive, and can be tamed and even trained. Keeping a monitor lizard is however a huge commitment, both in terms of time and costs, and caring for large, exotic wild animals is definitely not for everyone. Monitor Lizard Pets Many species of monitor lizards… Read More »Can you keep a monitor lizard as a pet?