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Monitor/GeckoVaranus rosenbergi

1 Rosenberg's Monitor at Namadgi National Park

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Varanus rosenbergi at Namadgi National Park - 12 Nov 2018
Varanus rosenbergi at Namadgi National Park - 12 Nov 2018

Identification history

Monitor/Gecko Varanus rosenbergi 12 Nov 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Monitor/Gecko Varanus rosenbergi 12 Nov 2018 MattBeitzel


WillO wrote:
   14 Nov 2018
A good record Matt - I wonder what the wooden stake is marking? WillO
   15 Nov 2018
Wooden stake is a dingo bait station. One every 500m along the road. The quarterly baiting may be why we did not record a fox in the goanna cameras, and few dingoes. Also we have recorded few cats. Pigs are also heavily suppressed. RNW and BT possums are abundant - another indication of low fox abundance. If this management was applied experimentally in other reserves, eg along the Murrumbidgee, would we see increased abundance of Rosenberg's a decade or two later?

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Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 12 Nov 2018 12:30 PM Recorded on
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