Komodo Dragons Have Skin That Looks Like Chain Mail | Smart News | Smithsonian

Komodo CT

CT scans show layered bone covers the adult reptile’s body, likely to protect them when fighting for mates and food.

Source: Komodo Dragons Have Skin That Looks Like Chain Mail | Smart News | Smithsonian

Komodo Island Will Close in 2020 Because People Are Smuggling Its Dragons | AFAR

Komodo dragons can grow up to 10 feet long and weigh 300 pounds.

The government made the decision after more than 40 Komodo dragons were smuggled off the island recently.

Source: Komodo Island Will Close in 2020 Because People Are Smuggling Its Dragons | AFAR