The Asian water monitor (Varanus salvator), also called common water monitor, is a large Water monitors are often defined by their dark brown or blackish coloration with yellow spots found on their underside- these yellow markings . This genus has been proven to show the widest size range of any vertebrate genus.
Asian water monitors (Varanus salvator) are truly majestic and intelligent lizard giants, of these lizards, guided by their extreme intelligence and ability to form bonds. Ultimately, the adult size of a water monitor depends on several factors .
Family: Varanidae; Adult Size: The third longest lizard in the world, attaining maximum lengths of 8½ to 9 feet. Most adults range between 3 and 5 feet in length.