Komodo dragon in danger of extinction

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The Komodo dragon is so endangered that it has been moved onto the endangered animal list.

Previously the reptile had been on the vulnerable list according to the IUCN red list of threatened species.

The komodo dragon is the world’s largest lizard. Its loss of number has been due to rising water levels driven by the climate crisis shrinking its habitat.

The komodo dragon is found only on a few Indonesian islands. It lives on the edge of the forest or in open savannah, rarely venturing higher than 700 meters above sea level. Rising water levels are set to affect 30% of its habitat in the next 45 years, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN.

However, the komodo dragons’ habitat is becoming increasingly fragmented by human activity. This makes populations less genetically healthy and more vulnerable.

Growing up to 3 meters long and weighing more than 150kg, komodos feed mainly on forest-dwelling pigs, deer, buffalo, and fruit bats. When they attack, their venomous saliva causes their prey’s blood pressure to suddenly drop and stops it from clotting, sending them into shock.

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mymymymy
mymymymy
1 month ago

3 meters!!!

rob
rob
1 month ago

that’s sad

kitty
kitty
1 month ago

my mom is scared of komodos

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 month ago

This is so sad

crazy
crazy
1 month ago

wow that’s sad

Bob yenar
Bob yenar
1 month ago

Wow so sad

Antmat
Antmat
1 month ago

Where is this happened

wolfie
wolfie
1 month ago

thats so sad i love them

isabella
isabella
1 month ago

That’s sad😥

cool kid
cool kid
1 month ago

she was so weird

car
car
1 month ago

that is so sad

Nasa
Nasa
28 days ago

so sad🥺

Shana
Shana
28 days ago

Brush so sad🤧🥺

marcus
marcus
28 days ago

how many are there left

cool kid
cool kid
28 days ago

were did this event happen

Isabella
Isabella
27 days ago

that’s so sad they are so cute

jack
jack
26 days ago

Its very sad that its prop our fav lizard because of its size and body like and we wont see it ever again in the furtrue

Last edited 26 days ago by jack
micah
micah
26 days ago

Its super sad that we wont see this lizard ever again its the most biggest lizard ever and its very famous from the extinction

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