The blue tail monitor for sale is a medium sized species of Monitor that grows to around 4ft in length, including their tail. Their snout to vent length is roughly have of that. They have a grey background color but this can sometimes have a blueish hue to it. They have yellow spots and patterning all over their body which can give them a speckled appearance. As their name suggests, they have a blue tail. This can vary greatly in intensity between individuals. The blue tail monitor for sale has a grey background color usually breaks through in patches along the tail also. The tail is light blue (hence the common name of this species), which is interrupted by black cross bands. In adults this color partially fades away. Scales on its neck are smooth and oval. It has a yellow tongue, which is a shared characteristic of the V. doreanus species complex
The blue tail monitor for sale is a territorial species and males will fight over females and territory. Fights consist of standing on their hind legs while grappling and biting each other. Juveniles are known to be semi-arboreal and will often climb trees in search of food, for security or for shelter. Adults will spend most of their time on the ground but have the ability to climb. They are great swimmers and will usually be found close to a source of water.
Blue Tailed Monitor Diet
The blue tail monitor for sale is known to eat a variety of different prey. They will often eat small mammals and rodents. They are known to eat a larger proportion of birds in comparison to other Monitors. These lizards are opportunistic feeders and will eat a variety of other prey including frogs, fish and molluscs. Juveniles will eat a large number of invertebrates.
- Rare Species That Is Absolutely Stunning And Tames Down Well
- Originating Out Of Northern Australia, Indonesia, And Papua New Guinea
- Amazing Species Living In Hot Humid Regions, We Recommend Lots of Branches To Climb With A Loose Substrate To Let Them Burrow
- With Proper Care These Monitors Can Live 15 – 20 Years In Captivity