Varanus niloticus


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Noun1.Varanus niloticus - destroys crocodile eggsVaranus niloticus - destroys crocodile eggs    
monitor lizard, varan, monitor - any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles
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Smith, 1849) 1 -- Trachylepis maculilabris (Gray, 1845) 27 47 Trachylepis striata (Peters, 1854) 15 4 Trachylepis planifrons (Peters, 1878) 1 -- Trachylepis brevicollis (Weigmann, 1837) 5 -- Lacertidae Latastia longicaudata (Reuss, 1834) 5 -- Agamidae Agama lionotus Boulenger, 1896 6 -- Gerrhosauridae Gerrhosaurus major Dumeril, 1851 2 -- Gerrhosaurus flavigularis Wiegmann, 1828 4 -- Varanidae Varanus niloticus (Linnaeus, 1766) 1 5 Varanus albigularis (Daudin, 1802) 2 -- Snakes Leptotyphlopidae Leptotyphlops scutifrons merkeri (Werner, 1909) 1 1 Pythonidae * Python natalensis A.