Eating a Live Bat

Watch a Komodo Dragon 

By Josie  June 27th, 2023

Komodo dragons, renowned as fearsome apex predators, possess a formidable diet - they will eat almost anything.

Let's take a look:

The Komodo Dragon is the world's largest lizard.

They can weigh up to 300 pounds and measure 10 feet in length.


Their menu includes smaller mammals such as rats, monkeys, and deer, as well as birds and reptiles


No prey is too small or too large for these mighty reptiles.

Komodo Dragon Eating a Live Bat

The video showcases the Komodo Dragon’s first and foremost weapon – it’s sharp and serrated teeth.

Komodo dragons possess a highly developed sense of smell, allowing them to detect prey from great distances.

Sense of Smell

Fatal komodo dragon attacks on humans are extremely rare. In the last 50 years, there has only been 5 deaths reported.

How Many People Have Been Killed by Komodo Dragons?

With sharp, serrated edges, their teeth are ideal for tearing through flesh and causing deep wounds: the serrations create a saw-like effect.


For many years, it was believed that the deadly effects of a Komodo dragon’s bite were due to bacteria in its saliva.

Are Komodo Dragons Venomous?

However, it's been proven that they do possess venom that cause a significant drop in blood pressure, induce shock, prevent clotting, and cause severe pain.

Their strong tail helps them maintain balance and fend off attackers, while their rough, scaly skin acts as armor.


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