Komodo dragon

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  • Evolution Of The Komodo Dragon

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    Evolution of the Komodo Dragon Komodo Dragons are fierce creatures, capable of killing a man with only one bite, but how did they come to be? I will be covering facts on this crazy creature, like where it came from, body features, and it’s ancestors. The Komodo dragon also known as the Komodo Monitor, is a large species of lizards found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang, and Padar. A member of the monitor lizard family Varanidae, it is the largest living species of

  • Komodo Dragon Homeostasis

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    Komodo dragons also scientifically known as Varanus Komodoensis are usually found in small islands of indonesia. Komodo dragons share a common ancestor with dinosaurs, but do not descend from them. Both komodo dragons and dinosaurs belong to the subclass called Diapsida (known to exist around 300 million years ago) which is branched into two infraclasses: Archosauria and Lepidosauria. Fossil records show that around 100 million years ago, during the Cretaceous period, a species related to the present-day

  • The Story Of The Komodo Dragon

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    “Okay. I want to do it! But how do you know this is where the chamber is?” questioned Reggie. “Stop asking questions and say the word twice!” “Okay, Okay! I’ll do it!’ Reggie stared at the wall and with a hesitant voice announced, “Dragon, Dragon!” The wall remained the same. “Why won’t it work?” questioned Reggie. “I’ll try it. ssss, ssss!” answered Hector. The wall suddenly formed a door that opened up to a room that was spacious and a young teen who looked to be about 15 was standing in the room

  • Dragons : Mythological Creature Or Reality?

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    Dragons – mythological creature or reality? On a set of dry and volcanic islands off the coast of Asia, the lines of dragon myth and reality are blurred. These Indonesian islands where temperatures can soar to 95 degrees Fahrenheit and 70% humidity is the home to an apex predator with the size, strength, and long, yellow forked tongue reminiscent of creatures of legendary tales (Freedman, 2008). The Komodo dragon is not just the world’s largest lizard, it is also one the of deadliest lizards on Earth

  • What Is The Komodo Dragon?

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    The Komodo dragon is a carnivore species that lives in Indonesia’s Lesser Sunda Islands for millions of years. This creature can reach up to ten feet in length and more than 300 pounds. It is said that the lizards are the heaviest creatures in earth. This lizard can run up to 11 miles per hour in short burst. They are the dominant predators on the island that they inhabit and they will eat almost anything that is on their way, including carrions, deer, pigs, smaller dragons, and even large water

  • Research Paper On Komodo Dragons

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    Real dragons? Komodo dragons live in Indonesia and are as dangerous as their name implies. Did you know that Komodo Dragons cause many problems in the villages of Indonesia? The Komodo Dragon causes problems like attacking children and pets and coming into homes. Despite dangers, the villagers have found a few ways to solve this problem. The Komodo Dragon is the largest lizard

  • Komodo Dragon Research Paper

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    Komodo Dragons are an amazing species of lizard, capable of taking down a water buffalo and yet these deadly beasts were not discovered until around one-hundred years ago! Komodo Dragons are the largest species of lizards in the entire world, the biggest ones weighing three-hundred to three-hundred and ninety pounds with a length of eight to ten feet long. They are muscular with thick tails and long claws on their broad feet. An average Komodo Dragon will have four to five sets of sixty curved and

  • Should The Komodo Dragon Be Outlawed

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    largest living lizard in the world is the Komodo dragon. Hunted almost to extinction after its discovery on Komodo Island in 1912, this species has become endangered and is currently protected by law.” The Komodo dragon needs to be protected and preserved, but are slowly being killed and has become endangered like Britannica states. But like most problems, this can be solved. As a result of hunting, villagers, and tourists driving them out, Komodo dragons have become endangered species. They used

  • Spike Vs. Komodo Dragon

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    temper, and resolving issues by using violence. On the way to see Spike, the eagle met his friend Komodo dragon who was keen to join him to face Spike. The eagle decided to take two friends along to witness his meeting with Spike to make sure an agreement is achieved peacefully. The eagle would need to find one more friend to go with them to see Spike. One week into their journey, the eagle and Komodo dragon

  • Lizard Adaptations

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    Josiah Lizards The lizard is a fascinating creature. Lizards vary in size, shape, ability, dietary needs, habitat, and mating. For instance, the Komodo dragon is bigger than a gecko, needs more food to eat, and eats a different source of food. The iguana will live near the water, while a ruin lizard will live in grassy fields, parks, or gardens. Nonetheless all these animals are still lizards. It is intriguing to learn about the habitats, predators, and characteristics of lizards. Lizards have different