Saturday, June 18, 2011

A Scavenger......

This  Water monitor (Varanus salvator) I've photographed occupies the same spot where the Waterhen family lives. It's said that when these scavengers consume a decent meal they lie motionless till it is properly digested. I believe it's true for when I took the bottom  picture yesterday, the creature's belly was enormous and it didn't move at all.

Camera Critters


  1. Great close up!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  2. They`re huge things. I came across loads in Malaysia, and if they were on the path... I took a detour. lol

    Great images
    Dave (Bfb)

  3. Great captures! He's really quite beautiful!

  4. My goodness- I certainly don't get to see one of those while out on a hike.


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