Can a komodo dragon kill you?

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Yes, they can, very easily. As a matter of fact it has been documented on several occasions on the Komodo Islands.

-They are capable of bringing down water buffalo, many times bigger and stronger than humans.

-They have razor sharp teeth that curve back like fillet knives, plus they have strong sharp claws capable of tearing open tough hides.

-There is still a debate between many scientists and researchers as to if the dragon contains only a lethal mixture of bacteria in its mouth or if it's actually producing venom to weaken its prey, so whatever you do don't get bit!

-They are also not an animal you want to mess with, capable of reaching 10ft. & 330lbs. they are superb wrestlers and have small compact scales all over their body, similar to leather only tougher. They also have a long powerful bone breaking tail that can be used as a whip or club. So unless you have something better than a 20-cal. KEEP YOUR DISTANCE.

-Unless you can get inside a building, car, up a tree or off the island don't think for a second you've escaped from them. An adult can reach short bursts of speed at 12mph. and they are also amazing trackers. Being cold blooded reptiles they have a lot of energy in the heat of the day. At night they are often slow, tired and sluggish. Also baby dragons can climb trees but adults can't, so your safe there.

-They often take on prey in numbers making them even more deadly. A group of adults can tear apart a buffalo in only a few hours, the average human may only take minutes.

-If you are bitten and manage to escape with your life, seek medical attention A.S.A.P. and within the hour or you will die a painful, agonizing death.

-Komodo Dragons are highly intelligent animals and have even been domesticated in some zoos to the point where they will interact with humans, but make no mistake, in the wild they are extremely deadly animals with a voracious appetite to go with it. If they see you as a food source then get away fast because they won't stop until they find you and eat you.

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Venomous organisms inject a natural poison into prey/attackers, using specialised teeth, spikes or stingers.

Komodo Dragons do not have venom, rather, their mouths are filthy and infested with bacteria. A Komodo Dragon bite will fester and rot, causing bitten prey to become too weak to flee.

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yes it is dangerous and it searches for it prey.

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komodo dragon is deadlier because of its venom

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