Blue Tree Monitor Varanus macraei

Blue Tree Monitor
Blue Tree Monitor tongue
Blue Tree Monitor
The Blue Tree Monitor, also called the Blue-spotted Tree Monitor, is an arboreal lizard native only to a limited area of to Batanta Island, Indonesia. Its habitat is rainforest.
Blue Tree Monitor
Blue Tree Monitor
Blue Tree Monitor
It was previously thought to be a subspecies of the Green Tree Monitor but given its own species in 2001. It can grow just over a metre in length.
Blue Tree Monitor
Blue Tree Monitor
Blue Tree Monitor
Unusually for monitor lizards, tree monitors have a prehensile tail to help in their arboreal habitat.