More Monitor Lizards can be spotted on Thai islands, especially Koh Samui from where I’m writing right now. Lizard and crocodile species in Thailand. The reptile swaggered onto the road at a set of traffic lights in Bangkok, central Thailand, on Sunday afternoon .

More Monitor Lizards can be spotted on Thai islands, especially Koh Samui from where I’m writing right now. Turns out that lizard spotting is an existing attraction over here in Thailand, also in other parts of South East Asia and Africa. If you spend time around nature in Bangkok, Thailand (and yes, we still have a lot of it), you might be surprised to suddenly come across what looks like a cross between a big snake and a crocodile.

It’s not uncommon to hear people refer to monitor lizards as crocodiles! Monitor Lizard in Thailand. Turns out that lizard spotting is an existing attraction over here in Thailand, also in other parts of South East Asia and Africa.

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Monitor Lizards spotting. Thailand is home to a large population of monitor lizards. In Thailand all Monitor lizards are protected, places you might see Monitor lizards in Thailand include the National Parks such as Khao Yai.


Monitor Lizards spotting. Bemused drivers and motorcyclists looked on as the water monitor lizard scampered through the busy lanes of vehicles. A huge monitor lizard caused a traffic hold-up when it ambled in front of cars waiting at a junction. We’ve seen already 2 of them here and apparently are pretty lucky.
These creatures are called monitor lizards, and can still be seen in the wild in a few areas of Bangkok, but particularly in Lumphini Park. Yes, there are monitor lizards in Bangkok, Thailand. Monitor lizards are quite widespread throughout Thailand and South East Asia. It’s famous for being one of the places where James Bond movie the Man With The Golden Gun was filmed.