These two fighting lizards appear to put their differences behind them in a series of adorable snaps which show them hugging it out.
The passionate pair can be seen embracing following a playful tussle in Bhadra Tiger Reserve in Karnataka, India.
Photographer, Kishora Venky, captured the monitor lizards during a jeep safari.
The 27-year-old said: ‘In this particular reserve the monitor lizards grow really big.
The pair of monitor lizards appeared to be embracing as they fought with one another in a small clearing
‘I have seen lizards that measure up to 3.5 feet long including the tail and the tail is long and strong.
‘These monitor lizards have strong legs that can support a heavy body and sharp claws on their feet that helps them run at good speeds and climb trees too.
‘The fighting that takes place between males can occur for territory or sometimes for females.
‘I witnessed a fight between two big males, this was very serious fight that lasted for more than 30 minutes.
‘They wouldn’t leave each other and were trying to bite and roll.
‘Their locking technique is superb and their claws are helps for holding grip.’
According to the photographer the fight between the two lizards went on for at least 30 minutes
Photographer, Kishora Venky, captured the monitor lizards during a jeep safari in rural Karnataka, India