The Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis), otherwise called the Komodo screen, is an expansive types of reptile found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang, and Padar. An individual from the screen reptile family Varanidae, it is the biggest living types of reptile, developing to a most extreme length of 3 meters (10 ft) in uncommon cases and weighing up to roughly 70 kilograms (150 lb).
Their curiously expansive size has been ascribed to island gigantism, since no different savage creatures fill the specialty on the islands where they live. However, late research recommends the vast size of Komodo mythical serpents might be better comprehended as illustrative of a relict populace of extensive varanid reptiles that once lived crosswise over Indonesia and Australia, a large portion of which, alongside other megafauna, ceased to exist after the Pleistocene. Fossils fundamentally the same as V. komodoensis have been found in Australia dating to more noteworthy than 3.8 million years back, and its body size stayed stable on Flores, one of the modest bunch of Indonesian islands where it is right now found, in the course of the most recent 900,000 years, "a period set apart by major faunal turnovers, termination of the island's megafauna, and the landing of early primates by 880 ka
As an aftereffect of their size, these reptiles overwhelm the biological systems in which they live.Komodo mythical serpents chase and snare prey including spineless creatures, winged animals, and vertebrates. It has been guaranteed that they have a venomous chomp; there are two organs in the lower jaw which emit a few harmful proteins. The natural centrality of these proteins is debated, however the organs have been appeared to emit an anticoagulant. Komodo mythical serpent bunch conduct in chasing is outstanding in the reptile world. The eating regimen of enormous Komodo mythical serpents for the most part comprises of deer, however they additionally eat extensive measures of carrion. Komodo winged serpents likewise incidentally assault people in the range of West Manggarai Regency where they live in Indonesia.
Mating starts amongst May and August, and the eggs are laid in September. Around 20 eggs are stored in relinquished megapode homes or in a self-burrowed settling hole. The eggs are brooded for seven to eight months, bring forth in April, when creepy crawlies are generally copious. Youthful Komodo monsters are helpless and along these lines stay in trees, safe from predators and barbarian grown-ups. They take 8 to 9 years to develop, and are assessed to satisfy 30 years.
Komodo winged serpents were initially recorded by Western researchers in 1910.Their expansive size and fearsome notoriety make them mainstream zoo shows. In the wild, their extent has contracted because of human exercises, and they are recorded as defenseless by the IUCN. They are ensured under Indonesian law, and a national park, Komodo National Park, was established to help insurance endeavors.