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This modest sized island is home to about half the earth's remaining 4,000 Komodo dragons, the world's largest lizards. They measure up to 3 meters (10 feet) in length and can weigh up to 135 kilograms (300 pounds).
Komodo dragons hunt live animals including wild boar, deer and even large water buffalo.
A full-grown adult can run and swim faster than you can, though there is no confirmed account of a Komodo dragon killing a human being.
If their powerful serrated-tooth jaws do not kill the prey, the deadly bacteria in their mouths eventually will.
The Komodo dragons also eat each other, given the need and occasions.