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Varanus varius

Lace Monitor at Coolac, NSW

Varanus varius at Coolac, NSW - 3 Dec 2022
Varanus varius at Coolac, NSW - 3 Dec 2022
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Identification history

Achillea millefolium 7 Feb 2023 AaronClausen
Varanus varius 11 Jan 2023 wombey
Varanus sp. (genus) 11 Jan 2023 AaronClausen

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Significant sighting

12 Jan 2023

There are very few Lace Monitor records from this area, even historically

User's notes

Monitor was slightly injured and walking off the road, I pulled car over and ran back to get him off the road, when a semi trailer killed him directly in front of me unfortunately running straight over his head. Bloody tragic.

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HelenCross wrote:
   13 Jan 2023
That's sad

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Species information

  • Varanus varius Scientific name
  • Lace Monitor Common name
  • Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 3 Dec 2022 02:42 PM Recorded on
  • AaronClausen Recorded by

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