Black Throated Monitor

Scientific Name: 

Varanus albigularis ionidesi

 

Geographic Range:

South East Africa - Tanzania

 

Life Span:

up to 25 years

 

Behavior:

Unlike most monitors, Black throat do not like to swim and sparingly spend their time in water. They usually like to burrow beneath shrubs and trees.

Dozer our Black Throat was a re-home from an ex-zoo keeper who was unable to carry on caring for him due to a new job abroad.

 

To find out more about our Black Throated Monitor and other animals please come along and visit them.

References:

http://www.seaworld.org.za/

 

Our Open Hours

Mon:  10:00 - 16:00

Tue:    10:00 - 16:00

Wed:  10:00 - 16:00

Thu:   10:00 - 16:00

Fri:     10:00 - 16:00

Sat:    10:00 - 17:00

Sun:   10:00 - 17:00

Prices

Entry: As of 01/07/17

    ADULT - £7.50 

    CHILD - £6.50

      OAP   - £6.50

     Under 2's are FREE

Hands on Interactive sessions:

NOW INCLUDED IN ENTRY

 

Please note: Anglian Water apply a charge for use of the car park.

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Tel. 01780 460518

 

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