Komodo Dragon Facts

The Komodo dragon is the world’s largest lizard and can grow up to approximately 10 feet long and on average weigh about 70 kg.

Komodo Dragon
Komodo Dragon

It is also known as the horned lizard and defends itself from enemies by spraying blood from the corner of its eye.  It also has a poisonous bacteria in its mouth which is capable of killing a man.

The lizard is part of the Squamata family of reptiles and they have a dry scaly skin with clawed feet.

Komodo dragons are limited to a few volcanic Indonesian islands and found in tropical savanna forests.  

They move around a lot and range all over the islands, from beach to ridge tops.