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Monitor/GeckoVaranus rosenbergi  

Rosenberg's Monitor at Greenleigh, NSW

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Varanus rosenbergi at Greenleigh, NSW - 28 Dec 2016
Varanus rosenbergi at Greenleigh, NSW - 28 Dec 2016

Identification history

Monitor/Gecko Varanus rosenbergi 24 Jan 2017 MichaelMulvaney

Significant sighting

  24 Jan 2017

Third record of this vulnerable Goanna in the Greenleigh area this summer

Author's notes

A local resident reported "On the 28th December 2016 I was on a walk with my dog and coming up Lonergan Drive Greenleigh. I was passing in front of 29 Lonergan Drive when I caught a whiff of something dead. I searched under the bushes there and could see nothing. I looked up and noticed my dog rolling on something across the road. I went over and found the carcass of a dead Rosenburg Goanna that appeared to have been run over about a week ago. It was located on the road verge at 19 Lonergan Drive"

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 28 Dec 2016 Recorded on
  • MichaelMulvaney Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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