Snake Park
Snake Park

Rock Monitor

Common Name: Rock Monitor

Scientific Name: Varanus albigularis

Diet: A broad variety of prey in the wild but often a diet of most vertebrates in captivity, such as rodents or poultry

Overview: Rock Monitors are the heaviest-bodied lizard in Africa, as adult males average about 6 to 8 kg and females weigh from 3.2 to 5 kg.

Reproduction: Rock monitors breed between October and November and females lay 8-50 eggs in a hole they dig in moist soil or in a hollow tree.

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