Reported Lizards of Phangan

Besides more than a dozen snake species we can also find a hand full of lizard species on the island.

A giant under the lizards with more than 3 m length is the Asian Water Monitor (Varanus Salvator).

                    adult Water Monitor

                  juvenile Water Monitor

The second biggest lizard with usually not longer than 1.5 m is the very similar looking Bengal Monitor (Varanus Bengalinensis)


A very common species of the Agamids family. the  Oriental Garden Lizard (Calotes Versicolor)