Latin name: Varanus exanthematicus
Native Home: Savannah Monitors are a medium-sized species of monitor lizard native to Africa.
Size: Savannah Monitors can grow to lengths of 5–6 ft.
Diet: Savannah Monitors will eat gut-loaded insects such as crickets, roaches, and earthworms along with appropriately sized rodents.
Lifespan: Savannah Monitors often live to 10 years, sometimes as long as 15 years.