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Water Monitor makes its way through swamps of XTBG Palm Garden

Source of information:Xiamen Botanical GardenPublish time:2010-08-18 12:37:00
    The Palm Garden of XTBG represents a typical image of tropical landscape. Occupying an area of 9.3 ha, the Palm Garden is home to 460 palm species from tropical regions. It is one of the richest palm collections in the world. In addition to palms, the wetlands and swamps also provide habitats to some animals. Two water monitors (Varanus salvator) are frequently found making their ways through the swamps of the Palm Garden this month. The large greyish lizards are brightly colored with bright yellow markings on the body and yellow bands on the tail