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Monitor/GeckoVaranus varius  

Lace Monitor at Gundaroo, NSW

Varanus varius at Gundaroo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018

Identification history

Monitor/Gecko Varanus varius 7 Feb 2019 GeoffRobertson
Monitor/Gecko Varanus varius 6 Feb 2019 Gunyijan

Significant sighting

6 Feb 2019

The Tree Goanna or Lace Monitor is very rare in our region and all sightings are significant - it it a shame that this animal is road kill - but an indication of what the species is threatened by in what appears to be its last CNM area stronghold

Author's notes

Found dead on Back Creek Road.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 1 Jan 2018 6:46 PM Recorded on
  • Gunyijan Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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