Savannah Monitors are large, striking pets with detailed requirements for food and housing. With time and treats, Savannah Monitors will come to trust you as a friend and food provider. They can even be leash trained.
Other Animal Facts
Generally gray or pale yellow
Needs a basking spot of 125°F, and an ambient temperature of 76-90°F
Properly socialized Savannah Monitors seldom show aggression, however they are not fond of handling either.
Eats crickets and feeder insects when young, and rats and mice as an adult.
Needs a custom enclosure about 8 x 4 x 6 feet, as they love to swim, climb, dig, jump, and explore.
Size & Lifespan
Adults are 3-5 feet in length. Can live 10-20 years.