Sand Goanna
Large, Whole
Ellura
Sand Goanna
Whole, posing
 
    
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:     Whole, profile

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 © 2003- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 07-Nov-2003
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)