Thursday, November 13, 2014

Miscellaneous Picture #29: Beautiful monster

Hard to spot nowadays!

Lucky us (kids and I) when we spotted this reptile on the road on afternoon.


Couldn't get a nearer shot as it ran quickly to the drain as our car approached nearer.


Chinese called this reptile "4-legged snake". What is its proper name in English? My girl asked me and I were not too sure but I told her it was a monitor lizard. ^^

9 comments:

Agnes said...

this "four legged snake" must be looking for food.

suituapui said...

LOL!!! There's one around my place too...and lots in Selangau.

Princess Ribbon said...

Iguana? Or mini iguana? Yep, I seen this before too, but they ran very fast once they are being discovered..

Coffee Girl said...

Biawak! lol. should be monitor lizard. Some people eat this reptile, it allegedly gives you smooth skin.

Sharon D said...

Nice catch. Haven't seen monitor lizards in awhile!

Somewhere in Singapore said...

Usually run very fast...

mun said...

You are right about the English name. People eat this biawak!

Small Kucing said...

saw it on the road around here too. There was one much smaller hiding in my tong sampah outside the house I had a shock

ahlost said...

I saw one larger than this one at Three Hills Park the other day. #scaredieme :D :D