Scientific Name: Varanus salvadorii

Found In: Papua New Guinea/Rivers, swamps, lowland forests, and savannahs

Size: Adults average between 7 and 9 feet in length and up to 200 pounds

Diet: Carnivore. Diet consists of small reptiles, mammals, carrion, and bird eggs

Threat Level: Not Evaluated

Facts: This species got its name from its flat, serrated teeth that resemble a crocodile’s teeth, rather than other monitors’ teeth, which are curved to hold prey

Crocodile Monitor