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Published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Komodo dragon -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Komodo dragon.,
  • Lizards.

Book details:

About the Edition

Summary, Describes the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the giant lizards found only in Indonesia.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementphotographs by Tara Darling.
ContributionsDarling, Tara, ill.
LC ClassificationsQL666.L29
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22295998M
ISBN 100688137768, 0688137776

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  Komodo dragons are the biggest and heaviest lizards on Earth. Full-grown adults can reach 10 feet (3 meters) long and weigh more than pounds ( kilograms)! Most weigh about pounds (70 kilograms). These giant reptiles have been around for millions of years, but scientists didn't study them until about a hundred years ago. Wild Komodo dragons are found only on Indonesia's Lesser Komodo dragon hunt in the afternoon, but stay in the shade during the hottest part of the day. These special resting places, usually located on ridges with cool sea breezes, are marked with droppings and are cleared of vegetation. They serve as strategic locations from which Komodo dragons ambush This is a very educational and entertaining book of science. The Komodo Dragon and King Cobra are two of the most dangerous reptiles on Earth. The Komodo Dragon can weigh as much as pounds and has serrated teeth that are venomous and rip flesh like a saw. The King Cobra can inject enough venom to kill an elephant, much more than needed to   The Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) is a species of lizard that lives in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rincah, Flores, Gili Motang, and Gili Dasami. It is the largest living lizard. They grow to an average length of 2–3 meters (approximately –10 ft) and weigh around 70 kg ( pounds). Komodo dragon bites can be very dangerous, and they sometimes attack ://