a field guide to the planet - by Damon Ramsey
The reptiles of the rainforest in tropical Australia, New Guinea and the surrounding islands...
Varanus indica, 'Mangrove Monitor', Western Pacific Monitor Lizard', (Marovoa Lagoon, Solomon Islands). Large distribution from Australia, New Guinea, Solomon Islands, up to Micronesia. They may have been able to disperse this far due to their salt-excreting nasal glands, which only one other monitor has.
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