The Komodo Dragon
Classification of Komodo Dragon
Cells that contain a nucleus
Kingdom: Animalia -
Multicellular, eukaryotes, that are heterotrophs that usually depend on other organisms directly or indirectly for food.
Phylum: Chordata -
Animals possessing a notochord, a hollow dorsal nerve cord, pharyngeal slits, an endostyle, and a post-anal tail.
Tetrapod animals, they include vertebrates, scales, and are cold blooded.
Order: Squamata -
Squamata, or the scaled reptiles, are the largest recent order of reptiles, comprising all lizards and snakes.
Family: Varanidae -
Group of carnivorous and frugivorous lizards
Genus: Varanus -
The monitor lizard, they have long necks, powerful tails and class, and well-developed limbs.
Species: Varanus Komodoensis
Species Common Name: Komodo Dragon
Komodo Dragon IUCN Status
The Komodo Dragon Size
The Komodo Dragons reach to about 10 feet (3 meters) in length and more than 300 punts (136 kilograms)