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Komodo dragon +

Varanus komodoensis

Themenwelt: Gondwanaland
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Komodo dragons are the largest living saurians growing up to 3 metres and weighing up to 80 kg. Because they even eat smaller individuals of their own species, the young spend their first years up in the trees feeding on insects. When they have reached a body size between 1–1.5 metres, they increasingly live on the ground as climbing gets more difficult. Status according to Red List: vulnerable


Order squamates, family monitors


Saurians, snakes, birds, monkeys, boars, sambars, water buffalo and carcass


Savannah, dry and monsoon forests


Mating period May–August; 2–29 ‘leather shell’ eggs; incubation period: 203–256 days; maximum age: about 30 years

Status according to Red List/ distribution area

Vulnerable (VU)

Status according to Red List:Vulnerable (VU)

IUCN web page

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