Komodo Dragons: The Biggest Lizard in the World

Komodo Dragons: The Biggest Lizard in the World

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by Caitlind Alexander
     
 

The Komodo dragon is the biggest lizard in the world. In fact, a Komodo dragon can grow to be 10 feet (3 metres) long. If a full-grown man laid down next to a Komodo dragon, the dragon would be a lot bigger than the man!
The Komodo dragon can weigh up to 360 pounds (163 kilograms). That is as much as two average men weigh!
Like all lizards, a Komodo dragon has… See more details below

Overview

The Komodo dragon is the biggest lizard in the world. In fact, a Komodo dragon can grow to be 10 feet (3 metres) long. If a full-grown man laid down next to a Komodo dragon, the dragon would be a lot bigger than the man!
The Komodo dragon can weigh up to 360 pounds (163 kilograms). That is as much as two average men weigh!
Like all lizards, a Komodo dragon has four short legs and a long body. It also has a long tail.
Their skin is brown with tan or black marks on it.
Find out more about this wonderful animal and learn the answers to these questions:
Are komodo dragons venomous?
Komodo dragons have large ear holes, but how well do they hear?
How far can a komodo dragon hear?
Where do baby komodo dragons live?
And many more!

Learn what a komodo dragon looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.

Ages 7 to 10
All measurements in American and metric.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015673319
Publisher:
LearningIsland.com
Publication date:
09/05/2012
Series:
15-Minute Books , #333
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
787,937
File size:
1 MB
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

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