Check out what Stomper spotted taking leisurely swim along Bedok Reservoir

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Stomper Kevin spotted a monitor lizard slithering in the water along Bedok Reservoir on Sunday (Jul 17).

According to him, he was taking a walk when he spotted it at about 1pm. 

"It was about 1.5m length," said the Stomper. 

The most common monitor lizard among the three found in Singapore is the Malayan water monitor (Varanus salvator) that can grow up to 3 metres long. 

According to the NParks website, they are naturally shy and would rather stay away from humans. Like most wild animals, they do not attack unless provoked. As long as you keep your distance and leave them alone, you will be fine.