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Police In Maine Seek Owner Of Found Monitor Lizard

Hopefully this monitor lizard finds its way home soon.

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Police in South Berwick, ME, found a lizard sunning itself a garden on the city’s Main Street and posted a photo of the reptile, and some police officers, onto its Facebook page in hopes that the owner is located. The reptile was found at the intersection of Main and Butler streets and are hoping someone knows the owner.

“Well this was certainly a first! This lizard was found sunning in a garden on Main St. near the intersection of Butler St,” the South Berwick, Maine Police Department wrote on its Facebook page.

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Hopefully this monitor lizard finds its way home soon.
 

If you know the owner of the lizard, which appears to be a savannah monitor, the South Berwick, Maine Police Department would like help in reuniting the lizard with its owner. If you know the owner of the monitor lizard, contact the department at (207) 384-2254 or via the department’s Facebook page.


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Savannah monitor (Varanus exanthematicus) lizards are an ideal captive for experienced reptile keepers. They grow to about 3 feet in length and need a very large enclosure so they can move about. They are an interesting species with very demanding care requirements and are captive-bred in the United States.