Lace Monitor Varanus varius.

The Lace Monitor is a well known species of goanna found in Eastern Australia throughout a range of habitat types. The key determinant of distribution is the presence of tree hollows in which it uses for shelter.

Photographer: Steve Sass.
Camera: Canon EOS500D, 400mm fl.
Location: North-west of Wollongong, NSW in eucalypt forest.

EnviroKey is a specialist ecological consultancy that undertakes surveys, planning, assessment, research and education programs across Australia.


  • pennyswork
    pennysworkabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful sharp image of a wonderfully marked reptile – love it :))

  • Yes, they are a great animal, thanks for your comment. Cheers, Steve

    – EnviroKey

  • GailD
    GailDabout 4 years ago

    Great clear shot Steve. Quite handsome fellows aren’t they.

  • Phillip Weyers
    Phillip Weyersabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful animal and capture Steve… nice to see these critters still around.

  • Cary McAulay
    Cary McAulayover 3 years ago


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