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Sand Goanna Spotting

— by Caragh

Sand Goannas (Varanus gouldii), also known as Gould’s Monitor and named after the prominent British naturalist, are usually quite sleek looking… Not this guy! This individual was seen sunning itself at the Land for Wildlife office this morning! What an excellent creature!

Sand Goanna (Varanus gouldii) getting some morning sun at the Land for Wildlife office.
Sand Goanna (Varanus gouldii) getting some morning sun at the Land for Wildlife office.
Sand Goanna (Varanus gouldii) getting some morning sun at the Land for Wildlife office.
Sand Goanna (Varanus gouldii) getting some morning sun at the Land for Wildlife office.