KOMODO DRAGON, SEVEN MIRACLES OF THE WORLD


Komodo or which in Latin is called Varanus komodoensis is the world's largest lizard species that live on the island of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang, and Gili Dasami in East Nusa Tenggara. This lizard by the natives of Komodo island is also called by local names ora.
Including family members and klad Toxicofera Varanidae lizards, the Komodo dragon is the largest lizard in the world with an average length of 2-3 m.Large size is associated with symptoms of island gigantism that is enlarging tendency of the body of certain animals that live on a small island linked to the absence of carnivorous mammals in the island where dragons live, and the rate of metabolism of small dragons. Because of her size, these lizards occupy the position of a top predator that dominate the ecosystems in which they live.