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Monitor/GeckoVaranus rosenbergi  

Rosenberg's Monitor at Tennent, ACT

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Varanus rosenbergi at Tennent, ACT - 9 Dec 2017
Varanus rosenbergi at Tennent, ACT - 9 Dec 2017

Identification history

Monitor/Gecko Varanus rosenbergi 12 Dec 2017 GeoffRobertson
Monitor/Gecko Varanus rosenbergi 12 Dec 2017 KMcCue

Significant sighting

  12 Dec 2017

This record of this rare species is a little to the north of other recent records and helps determine likely population extent

Author's notes

This handsome specimen was basking on the road about 4pm on Saturday 9 December 2017 (1.7km south of the turnoff to the NVC). We snatched a couple of photos and then hunted it off the road to the east. Estimates of its size varied from 1.2 to 1.5m.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 9 Dec 2017 8:21 AM Recorded on
  • KMcCue Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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