Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis), the largest lizard species in existence. The dragon is a monitor lizard of the monitor lizard family. It occurs on several adjacent islands of Komodo and the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia.
Is the Komodo dragon a mammal or a reptile?
The living lizard giant Komodo dragon inhabits Komodo, a small island in Indonesia. Monitors eat different types of animals, including eggs, mice, frogs, and rotten meat.
Which family does the Komodo dragon belong to?
Варановые Комодский варан / Семейство
Is the Komodo dragon a desert animal?
Komodo dragons mainly inhabit the lower part of the island. They prefer forests and savanna areas. However, Komodo dragons can survive in the dry desert.
What is the Komodo dragon called?
The Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis), also known as the Komodo monitor, is a member of the monitor lizard family that is endemic to Indonesia's Komodo, Rinca, Flores, and Gilimotan islands.