What's this Varanid

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    womas4me Very Well-Known Member

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    Enough hints already.

    First prize: You get to ride to hell backward on a flatulent hiccuping donkey
     
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    RE: What

    just a stupid guess.. panoptes.???
     
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    RE: What

    Nope, sorry Baz.
     
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    RE: What

    not even close right?? :D
     
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    Is it a V.caudolineatus or V. eremius????
     
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    RE: What

    Your guess was a varanid at least, so you got the first part right.
     
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    RE: What

    Whatever it is can you put it in a small box and post it to me please ? I will send you my address. ;-)
     
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    Hugsta, one of those yes
     
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    its a rusty monitor right??
     
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    Well, I would have to say V.caudolineatus as my first rough guess. Either way, you are welcome to send it to me for getting it right.....LOL If I am right...LOL
     
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    not to many of them in captivity is there??
     
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    huggy wants his donkey :D
     
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    RE: What

    Well, here's the twist.

    I'm unsure of which one but leaning toward eremius due to the pale spots as well as dark ones, but i would like a definate from someone who would know. It hatched around 2 months ago at the most. It's current SVL is 55 mm.
     
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    LOL sssnakeman, do I get to sit on the right way at least......I don't like flaulence competitions with donkeys, they win all the time.....LOL
     
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    Looks like a baby mertens to me.
    Whats it's tail look like?
    Steve.
     
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    RE: What

    That face looks like eremius. But the tail....makes me not so sure.
    Where did you get the pic?
     
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    Sorry, nothing like a Mertens but equally attrractive.
     
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    V. Semiremex
     
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    RE: What

    From one of my tanks. Has been handed in from a house near some pilbara bush ( spinifex and snakewood ) and i want to ID it before release.
     
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    It is a hard one to pick, does the head have a stripe on the side?
     
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