Varanus komodoensis

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Noun1.Varanus komodoensis - the largest lizard in the world (10 feet)Varanus komodoensis - the largest lizard in the world (10 feet); found on Indonesian islands
monitor lizard, varan, monitor - any of various large tropical carnivorous lizards of Africa and Asia and Australia; fabled to warn of crocodiles
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For various reasons, Komodo Dragons or Komodos Varanus komodoensis, are definitely high up on the list when it comes to the animal world's weirdest creatures.
Citron et al., "Anaerobic and aerobic bacteriology of the saliva and gingiva from 16 captive Komodo dragons (Varanus Komodoensis): New implications for the bacteria as venom model," Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, vol.
He said the komodo, scientifically known as Varanus komodoensis, living in Komodo National Park, which includes three islands, Rinca, Padar and Komodo, has attracted worldwide attention as an ancient species that still exist today.