Doesn’t the Komodo Dragon know those are endangered!?
In a video below, which was viewed more than 4 million times on Twitter, a Komodo dragon is seen just after catching its prey, a helpless turtle. The giant lizard, which also recently went viral after being filmed fighting during a mating ritual, chooses a unique way to prepare its meal. Take a look…
[Warning: This video contains footage some viewers may find disturbing]
The Komodo dragon is extremely well-equipped to handle most prey. The largest and heaviest lizard in the world, it is found on Indonesian islands of the Lesser Sunda group. It has powerful legs, sharp claws and shark-like teeth at its disposal and like to “rely on camouflage and patience, lying in wait for passing prey.”