Strange Animal Facts #7

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Stuff  Your Never Knew About The Lizard

  • Java lizard is a member of the family of monitor lizards which includes the Australian Goanna and the Komodo dragon.
  • Monitor lizards sometimes stand on their 2 hind legs to “monitor” their surroundings; this could be how they got their name.
  • They sometimes steal croc eggs. To do this they hunt in a pair, while one distracts the croc the other one gets the eggs.
  • In some countries people eat monitor lizard meat because they consider it to be an aphrodisiac.