What is a monitor lizard?

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February 14, 2009 1:09AM

Monitors (not monitor screens) are lizards that come from the family Varanidae. you can find many different species of monitors from ones that are 10cm long that fit in the palm of your hand to the famous Komodo dragons that grow to lengths of 3m (10 foot). Most monitors are terrestrial, there are monitors that live mangroves to the deserts in Africa. If you are trying to say they are iguanas, monitor lizards ARE NOT IGUANAS (different family of lizard) !!!!!!!!!!!!!! ;[