Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Animal Study Devon
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Animal Study Devon

582

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
582
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
8
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Komodo Dragon
    By Devon
  • 2. Diet
    The komodo dragon will eat already killed animals, deer, water buffalo, pig, smaller komodo dragons and humans! The komodos will eat the same large carcass.
  • 3. Diet
    The komodo will eat a lot of its prey, the intestines , skin , hooves and its bones.
    The komodo dragon has a flexible throat so it can eat huge hunks of meat.
  • 4. Diet
    The komodo gets bacteria stuck in the teeth.
    The komodo dragon has a forked tongue to smell its food.
  • 5. Appearance
    The hugest komodo dragon ever found was 10.3 feet. It weighed 366 pounds . The komodo dragon when hunting must rely on the background to camouflage.
  • 6. Habitat
    The komodo dragon lives on islands near Indonesia and the Island of Komodo. The Komodo habitat has volcanic eruptions and floods.
  • 7. Life cycles
    The komodo will stand on its hind legs and it will fight for its mate. The komodo will guard her eggs for two months.
  • 8. Life cycles
    The komodo dragon can live to live to be 30 years old.
  • 9. Conservation
    The number of the komodo population is between 2,500 and 5,000. Some say the komodo dragon is endangered.
  • 10. Interesting facts
    The komodo dragon has a scientific name. It is vananuskomdoensis.
    The komodo dragon is not a dragon but a lizard.
    .
  • 11. The komodo swims side to side.
    Interesting facts
    The komodo dragon’s bite is weaker then a house cat’s bite. Komodo dragons are great swimmers.
  • 12. Interesting facts
    The komodo eggs will take eight months in a incubator to hatch.
    The komodo dragon is rarely bred in captivity.
  • 13. Interesting facts
    The komodo is the heaviest lizard on earth.
    The komodo has a sac of poison in its mouth.
    The komodo also has bacteria in its mouth.
  • 14. Interesting facts
    The baby komodo will eat eggs, grasshoppers, beetles and geckos.
    The baby komodo can go in trees but the older komodo can’t.
  • 15. Interesting facts
    The Island of Komodo was not completely known until the 1920’s. The Island of Komodo is 20 miles long and 10 miles wide.
  • 16. Interesting facts
    If the komodo wants to run fast, it will run fast.
  • 17. Interesting facts
    The komodo will put its claws on the wall and climb to reach its prey, for example a bat.
  • 18. Sources
    Reeder, komodo dragons,2005.
    www. Honolulu zoo. Org/
    www.SanDiego zoo.com
    www. ARKive. Org/
    www. National geographic .com
    www.kidsnationalgeographic.com

×