Large about 2,5 mt. tail as long as its body, weighing up to approximately 70 kilograms, forked tongue, skin reinforced by armoured scales. The Komodo Dragon is the largest living species of lizard.
This speciment has been spotted at Loh Buaya Komodo National Park - Rinca Island, Indonesia during a day walk with the park Rangers, it was moving in parallel to the path close to the Rangers Base. Varanus komodoensis Is also found in Komodo, Flores, Gili Motang, and Padar islands.
Vulnerable (IUCN 2.3), protected under Indonesian law. Komodo dragons hunt and ambush prey including invertebrates, birds, and mammals like deers or even water buffalos. It's bite is venomous. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia Order: Squamata Family: Varanidae Genus: Varanus Subgenus: Varanus Species: V. komodoensis
Lat: -8.66, Long: 119.72
Spotted on Apr 10, 2018
Submitted on Apr 15, 2018
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