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Komodo dragon Sideview of a Komodo Dragon in Indonesia. Asia,Indonesia,Komodo Dragon,Komodo dragon,Rinca,Varanus komodoensis Click/tap to enlarge

Komodo dragon

Sideview of a Komodo Dragon in Indonesia.

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  1. Thanks for your first uploads, Bas! It looks like dragons are popular here, I wonder why ;) Posted 8 years ago
    1. Gee, I have no idea. Posted 8 years ago

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The Komodo dragon , also known as the Komodo monitor, is a large species of lizard found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang, and Padar. A member of the monitor lizard family , it is the largest living species of lizard, growing to a maximum length of 3 metres in rare cases and weighing up to approximately 70 kilograms .

Their unusually large size has been attributed to island gigantism, since no other carnivorous animals fill the niche on the islands where.. more

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Bas van Gestel
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By Bas van Gestel

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Uploaded Apr 18, 2011. Captured in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.