Komodo Dragon

An Appetite to Match:The world’s largest lizard has a pretty hefty appetite, eating up to 80% of its body weight at a single meal.

Latin name: Varanus komodoensis Where: Dragons! Length: Up to 10 ft Weight: More than 175 lbs (up to 350 lbs after a big meal) Lifespan: More than 50 yrs Habitat: Grasslands and rainforest Diet: Wild pigs, buffalo, deer, other animals, and carrion Risk Status: Species at Risk (IUCN-Vulnerable) Range: Indonesian islands

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