- Google celebrates the anniversary of the park dedicated to the alligator, are in danger of extinction.
- The Komodo dragon is a superdepredador that measures between 2 and 3 meters long and can weigh up to 70 kilos.
The tech company Google celebrates the 37th anniversary of the Komodo National Park with a doodle dedicated to the Komodo dragon. Through a small test, Google seeks to discover how much they know their users on the animal most enigmatic of the Earth.
The Komodo dragon is the largest lizard on the planet. You can measure between 2 and 3 meters, and its average weight is of 70 kilograms. Can live up to 50 years and inhabits its own island, Komodo island, and the island of Rinca, both in the archipelago of Probe (Indonesia). There was created in 1980, the Komodo National Park to protect the lizard, whose species is found in endangered, and was listed as “vulnerable” in the Red List of Threatened Species of the UICN.
The lizard is a superdepredador that can eat more than 50% of your weight in each of your meals. In addition, his language, reminiscent of that of snakes, is extremely poisonous. At its mouth lies a gland that produces poison and their saliva contains 50 types of different bacteria, which makes your bite into a deadly attack.
contrary To what you might think, the Komodo dragon is a lizard moves at an amazing speed. You can reach 20km/h and is capable of diving up to 5 meters of depth.
Although it does not stand out for their ability auditory or visual, the Komodo dragon, like other reptiles, used his tongue to perceive odors and is able to detect food to 10 km.
March 6, 2017