KOMODO DRAGON

Located between Sumbawa and Flores and encompassing the islands of Komodo, Rinca and Padar, as well as several smaller islets, Komodo National Park supports a population of between 3,000 and 5,000 Komodo dragons. The world’s largest lizard, Komodo dragons can reach lengths in excess of 3m and top the scales at 70kg. They prey mainly on Timor deer and water buffalo using their toxic saliva to deliver a fatal bite.

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