Scientific Name: Varanus prasinus

Found In: Australia, Indonesia, and New Guinea Palm/Forests, mangrove swamps, and cacao plantations

Size: Adults average at 3 feet in length

Diet: Carnivore. Diet consists of a variety of insects. However, they can also consume small amphibians, lizards, birds, and mammals

Threat Level: Least Concern. The exotic pet trade is the major threat to this species

Facts: Females of this species will sometimes lay their eggs in termite mounds, as the temperature and moisture conditions are ideal for incubation

Green Tree Monitor