monitor lizard (live) on the market

Monitor lizard (live) on the market - Luang Prabang (Laos)

Apparentky those are a local delicacy.­ This live one was sold about $7 (70,000 KIP).­

For a Monitor lizard cooking recipe, check this page: members.­tripod.­com/­~daoey/­fanias.­html

You can also buy them by the pound (it's probably about USD $1 per pound):
Monitor lizard meat
Monitor lizard meat

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Luang Prabang, Laos

Photos taken in Laos