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Varanus albigularis
Varanus albigularis
Savannah Monitor
Photographer: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 9092 3191 3555 0004 (1999-10-04)

Copyright © 1999 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Jul 1, 1975
  • location   Meru National Park (Kenya)
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 26990
  • photo category: Animal - Reptile

  • common names   Savannah Monitor (Sam Bacchini )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by CalPhotos Staff    Apr 23, 2001

    Action: changed name from "Varanus sp." to "Varanus exanthematicus "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Changed taxon in response to e-mail from Sam Bacchini (, biologist at EIP Associates, Sacramento, CA.

    2. Reviewed by Simon J. Tonge    Dec 12, 2013

    Action: changed name from "Varanus exanthematicus" to "Varanus albigularis "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "exanthematicus does not occur in Kenya"

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