Tuesday, 4 December 2007

Komodo : the largest lizard in the world

Komodo is the one of the largest reptiles found on the earth. It is certainly the largest lizard. This is the giant reptile that is found only in Indonesia in Komodo island. It is giant by size hence it is called as the last dragon or Komodo Dragon. It is carnivorous and can feed big game animals. The saliva of Komodo dragon contains at least five deadly bacteria. The sense of Komodo dragon is very powerful and can smell the prey which is upto 4 km away. Komodo has also observed eating other young komodos and sometimes even the human beings.

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