The Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) is a large lizard in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili and Motang found. A family member of a lizard (Varanidae) is the largest creature of the lizard, grows to an average length of 2 to 3 meters (6.6 to 9.8 feet) and weighing about 70 kg (150 pounds). Its unusual size was due to island gigantism, since there are no other carnivorous animals on the niche of the islands where they live to fill. However, recent research suggests that the size of Komodo dragons are better than a relic population of the great lizards lizards, which are understood to live in Indonesia and Australia, most of them, and other mega fauna, disappeared after a contact with modern humans. V. similar fossils have been found komodoensis in Australia, was more than 3.8 million years, and its size, stable in Flores.


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