- Common Name: Komodo Dragon
- Scientific Name: Varanus Komodoensis
- Types: Reptiles
- Diet: Carnivores
- Average Life Span in the Wild: Up to 30 Years
- Size: 10ft
- Weight: 330 lbs
- Size relative to a 6-ft man
About The Komodo Dragon
Komodo mythical beasts have flourished in the cruel atmosphere of Indonesia’s Lesser Sunda Islands for many years.
Size and Weight
Achieving 10 feet long and in excess of 300 pounds, Komodo mythical serpents are the heaviest reptiles on Earth. They have long, level heads with adjusted noses, layered skin, bowed legs, and tremendous, solid tails.
As the overwhelming predators on the bunch of islands they occupy, they will eat nearly anything, including remains, deer, pigs, littler winged serpents, and even extensive water bison and people. When chasing, Komodo monsters depend on cover and tolerance, lying in sit tight to pass prey. At the point when a casualty saunters by, the winged serpent springs, utilizing its great legs, sharp paws and serrated, shark-like teeth to kill its prey.
The mythical beast has venom organs, which are stacked with poisons that lower pulse, cause huge dying, avoid thickening, and incite stun. They clench down with serrated teeth and draw back with great neck muscles. The outcome: immense expanding wounds. The venom at that point revives the loss of blood and sends the prey into stun. Creatures that escape the jaws of a Komodo will just feel fortunate quickly. Winged serpents can tranquilly take after an escapee for miles as the venom produces results, utilizing their sharp feeling of smell to focus on the cadaver. A monster can eat an astounding 80 percent of its body weight in a solitary sustaining.
There is a steady populace of Komodo mythical beasts on the islands of Komodo, Gila Motang, Rinca, and Flores. In any case, a lack of egg-laying females, poaching, human infringement, and cataclysmic events have debilitate the species’ populace.
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