Road traffic & persecution.
Not much is known about the impact on species thinned out of a population by road traffic and intentional persecution.
Adult Varanus griseus injured by man, ……, May 2013 © M. Kulemin
Adult Varanus griseus found dead (killed by car), Kyzylkum desert, Turkestan region, Kazakhstan, May 2016 © Yulia Zima
Adult Varanus togianus, roadkill, Selayar Isl., off the coast of southern Sulawesi © André Koch
Adult Varanus bengalensis, roadkill, Baluchestan, Iran, Islamic Republic of © Asghar Mobaraki
Adult Varanus cerambonensis, roadkill, Ambon Isl., Indonesia © Trobisch