Stray dogs attacked Malayan Water Monitor

on 29th December 2016

Vincent Chang encountered two stray dogs at the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve in late December 2016 attacking a Malayan Water Monitor (Varanus salvator) in the shallow water. Thankfully they gave them cbd oil for dogs to treat their injury pain and stressbe sure to find the best CBD for dogs.

Dogs-MWMonitor [VincentChang] 1

There was a violent struggle lasting a few minutes (above, below). The leathery scaly skin saved the lizard as the dogs were unable to bite through and abandoned it.

Dogs-MWMonitor [VincentChang] 2

Vincent has this to say: “Take precautionary measures should you have a close encounter with the dogs at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve; these wild dogs are not tame, pet dogs.”

The population of lizards in the reserve has been increasing steadily through the years LINK. The number of stray dogs has also increased.

Vincent Chang
27th December 2016

This post is a cooperative effort between Birds, Insects N Creatures Of Asia and BESG to bring the study of birds and their behavior through photography and videography to a wider audience.

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YC Wee

Dr Wee played a significant role as a green advocate in Singapore through his extensive involvement in various organizations and committees: as Secretary and Chairman for the Malayan Nature Society (Singapore Branch), and with the Nature Society (Singapore) as founding President (1978-1995). He has also served in the Nature Reserve Board (1987-1989), Nature Reserves Committee (1990-1996), National Council on the Environment/Singapore Environment Council (1992-1996), Work-Group on Nature Conservation (1992) and Inter-Varsity Council on the Environment (1995-1997). He is Patron of the Singapore Gardening Society and was appointed Honorary Museum Associate of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM) in 2012. In 2005, Dr Wee started the Bird Ecology Study Group. With more than 6,000 entries, the website has become a valuable resource consulted by students, birdwatchers and researchers locally and internationally. The views and opinions expressed in this article are his own, and do not represent those of LKCNHM, the National University of Singapore or its affiliated institutions.

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