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The Nile Monitor is a large, semi-aquatic lizard found mainly in Africa.

They can grow to be up to 2 meters long and weigh up to 20 kg.

They are excellent swimmers and climbers, and make great pets for those who are experienced handlers.

Nile Monitors are omnivorous, eating a variety of small animals, insects, fruits, and vegetables.

In the wild they play an important role in controlling rodent populations. They are considered a Threatened species due to habitat loss and hunting.

Animal population
Unknown
Population
IUCN Classification
Least Concern (LC)
IUCN Classification

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Geeky Facts about the Nile Monitor

Fact 1

Its tail can grow more than a meter long and its tail acts as a counter when it is racing.

Fact 2

The biggest enemy of the Nile monitor is the martial eagle.

Fact 3

The Nile monitor is the largest lizard in Africa, growing up to 2.1 meters (7 feet) long.

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