Komodo Dragon - Hunting Technique

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Created at 02 / 2008
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Komodo Dragon Facts

The Komodo Dragon (or the Komodo Lizard) is a species within the monitor lizard family,  and the biggest living reptile on earth.

Where do Komodo dragons live?

Komodo Dragons are commonly found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Flores, Gili Motang, Rinca and Padar. 

What do Komodo dragons eat?

The Komodo Dragon is considered one of the most efficient and dangerous predators alive. Komodo dragons hunt various kind of prey - mostly birds, invertebrates and mammals

Do Komodo dragons have a venomous bite?

Komodo dragons are known to have an extremely venomous bite, caused by toxic proteins produced in glands found in their lower jaw. Komodo dragons typically release their prey after biting them, coming back to feed on them many hours later - once their victims are already infected and weak.

Are Komodo dragons related to dinosaurs?

The answer is inconclusive. Although Komodo dragons are widely researched, there is a lot of information missing in our understanding of their origins.

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