Goanna is the name used to refer to the Australian monitor lizards of the genus Varanus.
This goanna was found basking in the sun and is nicely camouflaged amongst the stones and leaf litter.
The goanna features prominently in Aboriginal mythology and Australian folklore
Captured in the Royal National Park, NSW, Australia.
Canon 400D, as is.
Gems – Feb 2011
The World As We See It – Apr 2011
Australiana Challenges (Reptiles) – May 2011
Artists Universe – Jul 2012
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