- We have rare Black Throat Monitors for sale at American Reptile Distributors!
- The Black Throat Monitor is a heavy bodied species of monitor that is easy to tame and makes for a fabulous pet lizard! They are semi-arboreal but tend to climb much less as they age from juveniles into adults. These high-spirited guys make for a stunning display animal and are one of the most rare and coveted monitors on the planet. These guys require large heavy duty enclosures and a good amount of space to climb and bask. They can grow to be almost 60 pounds and are best suited for advanced reptile collectors.
- Species: Varanus albigularis ionidesi
- Origin: Captive Born
- Size: Approximately 8-13 inches. Adults reaching up to 7 feet
- Natural Range: Africa
- Food: Vitamin dusted crickets.
- Lifespan: Up to years in captivity with proper care
Some Monitors and Tegus are beginner reptiles and some are recommended for advanced reptile hobbyists. Please do your research or ask us before making a purchase.