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1 This account appears to be principally from Aristotle, Hist Anim. B. v. c. 29.—B.
2 According to Cuvier, Ajasson, vol. vi. p. 458, and Lemaire, vol. iii. p. 475, the species of lizard named monitor, frequently exceeds this size; but he remarks, in reference to the size of the Indian lizard, that none of the saurians, except the crocodile, attains the length here mentioned.—B.
3 See B. vi. c. 23.
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