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Kingdom Animalia animals. Animalia: information 1 Animalia: pictures Animalia: specimens Animalia: sounds Animalia: maps Eumetazoa metazoans. Eumetazoa: pictures Eumetazoa: specimens Eumetazoa: sounds Eumetazoa: maps Bilateria bilaterally symmetrical animals.
Bilateria: pictures Bilateria: specimens Bilateria: sounds Bilateria: maps Deuterostomia deuterostomes. Deuterostomia: pictures Deuterostomia: specimens Deuterostomia: sounds Phylum Chordata chordates. Chordata: information 1 Chordata: pictures Chordata: specimens Chordata: sounds Craniata craniates.
Craniata: pictures Craniata: specimens Craniata: sounds Subphylum Vertebrata vertebrates. Vertebrata: information 1 Vertebrata: pictures Vertebrata: specimens Vertebrata: sounds Superclass Gnathostomata jawed vertebrates.
Gnathostomata: pictures Gnathostomata: specimens Gnathostomata: sounds Euteleostomi bony vertebrates. Euteleostomi: pictures Euteleostomi: specimens Euteleostomi: sounds Class Sarcopterygii lobe-finned fishes and terrestrial vertebrates. Sarcopterygii: pictures Sarcopterygii: specimens Sarcopterygii: sounds Tetrapoda tetrapods. Tetrapoda: pictures Tetrapoda: specimens Tetrapoda: sounds Amniota amniotes. Amniota: pictures Amniota: specimens Amniota: sounds Class Reptilia turtles, snakes, lizards, and relatives.
Reptilia: information 1 Reptilia: pictures Reptilia: specimens Reptilia: sounds Order Squamata. Squamata: pictures Squamata: specimens 7. Family Lanthanotidae. Lanthanotidae: information 1 Lanthanotidae: pictures 1. Genus Lanthanotus. Lanthanotus: pictures 1. Species Lanthanotus borneensis Borneo Earless Monitor. Lanthanotus borneensis: pictures 1. Read more Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey.
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How a Reclusive Lizard Became a Prize Find for Wildlife Smugglers
On May 30, , a research team armed with GPS units, notebooks, and binoculars set out into a dense patch of jungle in Indonesian Borneo. An oil palm company had commissioned them to survey the area for important environmental and cultural assets that might be impacted should the forest be converted into a plantation. As midday approached, the sweating group decided to take a break from their uphill trek to have lunch next to a shallow, rocky stream bed. For a few minutes, the strange visitor became the focus of attention as the group photographed it and gently passed it around. To their amazement, it hardly struggled and did not try to bite them.
Earless monitor lizard
Their trade in Europe is estimated to be worth millions of euros. At the September trade fair, the Guardian posed as a potential buyer and was offered earless monitor lizards and arboreal alligator lizards, both of which are protected species in their home countries of Indonesia and Mexico and Guatemala respectively. The next fair is on 12 December. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species Cites will hear proposals to ban the international trade in earless monitor and some arboreal alligator lizards at its next conference in South Africa in
Lizard traffickers exploit legal loopholes to trade at world's biggest fair
Go to: main text of page main navigation local menu. Etymology Named after its distribution on Borneo Indonesia. References Auliya, M. Taxonomy, Life History, and conservation of giant reptiles in west Kalimantan. Boulenger exhibited a specimen of the Bornean lizard Lanthanotus borneensis].