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Mystery Swimmer on the African Wildlife Cam

Mystery Swimmer on African Wildlife Cam

“Well, I’m not a Nile monitor expert, but here goes…” Val from Mpala tries to identify our own Loch Ness Monster.

Living Dinosaurs

The Nile monitor lizards in Africa are descendants of the dinosaurs Mosasaurs, the giant, aquatic lizard from the Cretaceous period (seen below). The Nile monitors possess an unparalleled reputation for fierceness and seldom back down from a challenge—not even from crocodiles.