Explore The Biggest Lizards Found Worldwide


Komodo Dragon

Found in Indonesia, particularly the islands of Rinca, Komodo, Rinca, and Gili Motang, the Komodo Dragon is the largest lizard species and is capable of growing up to 10 feet (3 meters) in length.

Nile Monitor

Native to Africa, the Nile Monitor is one of the largest species of monitor lizard and is known for its excellent climbing abilities and powerful jaws.

Crocodile Monitor

The Crocodile Monitor is native to New Guinea and is one of the longest lizard species that is long, has a slender body and powerful tail, and is reminiscent of a crocodile.

Asian Water Monitor

Also known as the Water Monitor, the Asian Water Monitor is widespread throughout Southeast Asia and parts of South Asia and is one of the largest lizards globally.

Lace Monitor

The Lace Monitor is found in eastern Australia and can grow up to 6.6 feet in length, known for its distinctive black and yellow colouring.


Native to Australia, Perentie is the largest monitor lizard in Australia known for its impressive speed and agility.

Savannah Monitor

Native to sub-Saharan Africa, the Savannah Monitor is a large species of monitor lizard and is popular in the pet trade due to its relatively docile nature.