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Komodo Dragon (Part 1)

Sunday, 19 July 2011 | 15:22 WIB

Komodo are called Komodo dragons (Varanus komodoensis), is the largest lizard in the world that are its natural habitat on the island of Rinca, Gili Motang, Flores, and Komodo Island. by natives of Komodo Island, Komodo called Ora.

 

Komodo has an average length of 2-3 meters, and is a member of the family of the Biawak Varanidae, and Klad Toxicofera. Because they live in a small area, and the rate of metabolism of small dragons, dragons have symptoms of "island gigantism" that causes the body Komodo become enlarged. With a large body size, Komodo became a top predator in the ecosystem on the island of Komodo.

 

Komodo is now defined as animals that are protected by IUCN, is because the habitat of Komodo in the wild begin to decrease because of human activities on the island of Komodo. Since the discovery by scientists from the west in 1910, Komodo became very famous because it has a sinister reputation.

 
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Image Gallery : Komodo Image

 

Source : Wikipedia

 

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