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Kole tangs always have that bright yellow ring around their eyes, but usually start out with dull brown bodies as juveniles. It's not until they're about six months old that they turn orange and their blue spots and stripes begin to come out.

sdzoo | Closeup trio of monitors at the San Diego Zoo. From top to bottom: gray’s monitor, emerald monitor, and blue tree monitor (photos: Peter Csanadi)