Sand Goanna
Head
Ellura
Sand Goanna
Whole, camouflaged
 
    
Sand Goanna (Varanus gouldii ssp gouldii)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Chordate (Chordata) - Reptile (Reptilia)
Order: Scaled Reptile (Squamata)
Family: Goanna (Varanidae)
Species: Sand Goanna (Varanus gouldii ssp gouldii)
This Photo:     Tongue

Ref: "A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia", 2nd Ed. Wilson & Swan. Page 364.
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
More colourful when younger, turning more grey as they age.

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 25-Nov-2011
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)