Photo category: Sandy desertVertebrates specimen collectionNatural History Museum of Crete exhibition
- Photo taken by: Trikali, M.
- Photo taken date: March 2013
Photo of a Desert Monitor, Varanus griseus. Monitor lizards, like almost all other lizards, are not venomous. Nevertheless, dangerous microorganisms live in the mouth of several species. As a result, animals that have been bitten will die, even though they have managed to.