Image Number: K11265 “Earless monitor, Borneo, exhibit,” Unknown, AMNH Digital Special Collections, accessed February 11, 2016, http://images.library.amnh.org/digital/items/show/3313.
Earless monitor, Borneo, exhibit
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Hall of Reptiles and Amphibians
Earless Monitor (Lanthanotus bornensis), Borneo. The only known species of this family (Lanthanotidae) is one of the world's rarest reptiles. Features of its anatomy seem to link it more closely than any other living lizard to Unknown ancestor of snakes.