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Earless Monitor Lizard © Indraneil Das

Borneo's remarkable "earless" lizard

Earless Monitor Lizard © Indraneil Das

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Published 10th September 2014

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International smuggling threatens Borneo's remarkable "earless" lizard

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 10th September 2014—An unusual and little-known monitor lizard from Borneo that has captured the interest of reptile collectors is emerging as the latest victim of the global illicit wildlife trade, an investigative report by TRAFFIC warns.

Keeping an ear to the ground: Monitoring the trade in earless monitor lizards

Report author(s):
V. Nijman and S. S. Stoner

Publication date:
September 2014