Croc Monitor
Scientific Name: Varanus Salvadorii
Conservation Status: Least Concern
Average Lifespan: 10 - 20 Years
Length: Up to 8'
Weight: Up to 44 lbs
Habitat: Tropical Forests
Number of Eggs: 4 - 12 Eggs
Incubation Period: 28 - 42 Days

They use their tails as a whip for defense.
Monitors are the only reptiles other than snakes that have forked tongues/
Unlike most monitors that have curved teeth to hold their prey, crocodile monitors have flat, serrated teeth for slicing and tearing meat.
They are diurnal and generally solitary creatures.
They are great climbers. They use their tail for balance and to grab branches.

Scientific Name: Varanus Salvator
Conservation Status: Least Concern
Average Lifespan: 12 - 20 Years
Length: Up to 10'
Weight: Up to 55 lbs
Habitat: Wetlands
Number of Eggs: Around 40 Eggs a Year
Incubation Period: 56 - 64 days

Their Nostrils are positioned near the tip of the snout which is uncommon in monitors.
They are also known as the rice lizard and the two-banded monitor.
Due to their powerful leg muscles they are quick runners and able to chase down prey at high speeds.
They swallow their food whole.
They can remain under water for up to 30 minutes at a time.

Red Tail Boa

Scientific Name: Boa Constrictor
Conservation Status: Least Concern
Average Lifespan: 18 - 20 Years
Length: 7 - 9'
Weight: 20 - 30 Lbs
Habitat: Dense Humid Forests
Number of Eggs: Up to 30 Eggs
Incubation Period: 120 - 150 Days

Boas are not poisonous but have the ability to intensely suffocate prey.
The snake can swallow its prey whole, and later digested by its strong stomach acid.
Boa constrictors have poor vision and therefore rely on their specialized heat-sensing cells to locate prey.
They are nocturnal.
They are mostly solitary animals that only come together to mate.

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