Asian Water Monitor

Varanus salvatorNile Monitor

Description: These monitors are found in southern and southeastern Asia with adults capable of growing to about 5 to 6 feet in length and can weigh about 100 pounds.

Diet:
Wild: Asian water monitors are carnivorous and will eat just about anything including birds, small mammals, amphibians, reptiles, insects, crocodile eggs, and fish.
Zoo: Rodents, eggs, and insects

Fun Fact: Asian Water monitors are the second heaviest lizard, with the Komodo Dragon being the heaviest.