The black throat monitor male for sale is a large species of lizard that can grow up to 7ft in length. They are the second largest species of Lizard in Africa in terms of length and the largest in terms of mass. They are a powerful lizard that can weigh over 25kg (60 pound). The black throat monitor male for sale is the largest of the 4 sub-species of Rock Monitor. It is is dark brown or dark grey in color. This background color is over laid with white or yellow markings. These markings can vary in size and intensity from specimen to specimen. The markings on these lizards typically fade as the lizard ages but can usually still be seen. The markings are typically larger and more spaced out on the back of the monitor.
Black throat monitor male Diet
The black throat monitor male for sale is an opportunistic feeder and will eat almost anything it can catch and overpower. They will feed on rodents, small mammals, lizards, snakes and even large insects. The black throat monitor male are known to roam large distances in search of food. However, in the drier season when food and water is scarce, they will stay closer to home in order to conserve energy. In captivity, people often feed their Monitor tinned dog or cat food. This is ok as part of a balanced diet but should never be used as a replacement for other sources of food.
Reproduction black throat monitor male
The black throat monitor male for sale typically breeds at the start of the dry season. The male and female black throat monitor for sale can stay together for a number of days as part of the breeding process. Once the eggs are laid, they can take months to hatch. The female will often dig a hole at the end of a termite nest and lay her eggs there. This ensures that they remain at the correct temperature and humidity. Damp soil is another common nesting site for these lizards. Clutch sizes can vary considerably but they can lay over 30 eggs at a time. The eggs typically hatch during the wet season when food and water is plentiful. This gives the babies the best chance to survive.
- Large Species Of Monitor That Tames Down Well And Makes A Great Pet
- Naturally Occurring Out Of Tanzania In Central Africa
- With Proper Care And Setup They Can Live 25+ Years In Captivity