Savannah Monitor

Savannah Monitor 

The monitor's eating habits revolve around the weather.  It feasts during the wet season when the food is plentiful and lives off its fat reserves during the dry season.

FAST FACTS
SCIENTIFIC NAME VARANUS EXANTHEMATICUS
WHERE IN THE WILD? AFRICAN SAVANNAHS
WHAT'S ON THE MENU? BEETLES, CENTIPEDES, SCORPIONS, GROUND-DWELLING BIRDS, SMALL MAMMALS, TOADS, LIZARDS AND SNAILS
LIFE EXPECTANCY