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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

The Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis), also known as the Komodo monitor, is a large species of lizard found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang and Padar.

See also

  • Dragon
  • Papua monitor (Varanus salvadorii) – A monitor lizard often asserted to be the longest lizard
  • Toxicofera – A hypothetical clade encompassing all venomous reptiles, including the Komodo dragon
  • Varanus priscus (formerly known as Megalania prisca) – A huge extinct varanid lizard of Pleistocene Australia
  • Whiptail lizards – Lizards widely studied for their parthenogenesis




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