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Monitor/GeckoVaranus rosenbergi

Rosenberg's Monitor at Namadgi National Park

Varanus rosenbergi at Namadgi National Park - 15 Dec 2017

Identification history

Monitor/Gecko Varanus rosenbergi 21 Jan 2018 wombey
Monitor/Gecko Varanus rosenbergi 21 Jan 2018 KMcCue

Author's notes

They can climb trees, at least this one did, to 4m off the ground.


   21 Jan 2018
Thanks Kevin - this is very unusual behaviour for a Rosenberg's great to have some proof of it

Cheers Michael Mulvaney
KMcCue wrote:
   21 Jan 2018
NPA ACT are involved in a study of Rosenberg's in the ACT led by Don Fletcher. Its great to be involved. Sonja and I are going out tomorrow to do the radio tracking of our 2 collared friends.

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 15 Dec 2017 3:35 AM Recorded on
  • KMcCue Recorded by
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