Ko·mo·do dragon (kə-mōdō)
A large monitor lizard (Varanus komodoensis) native to Indonesia. It is the largest living lizard, sometimes growing to a length of 3 meters (10 feet).
[After Komodo, an island of south-central Indonesia.]
(click for a larger image)Komodo dragon
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