Scientific name: Varanus niloticus
Family name: Varanidae
Group Name: Lounge
IUCN status: Unclassified
Lifespan: 10-20 years
Weight: up to 15kg
Body length: 120-220cm
Top speed: Unknown
Diet: Carnivore: Fish, snails, frogs, crocodile eggs and young, snakes, birds, small mammals, insects, and carrion.
Habitat: Woodlands, savannas, grasslands, scrub, mangroves, and swamps.
Range: Sub-Saharan Africa and along the Nile River.