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Komodo Dragons: Man Eater or Life Saver? Google Doodle Celebrates the Giant Lizards

Komodo Dragons: Man Eater or Life Saver? Google Doodle Celebrates the Giant Lizards

Google Doodle celebrates the 37th anniversary of Komodo National Park with an interactive quiz to test your knowledge about its main, reptilian inhabitant: the Komodo dragon.

They are found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang and Padar. There are thought to be around 4,000 dragons alive today so they are a protected species.

The dragons have an estimated life expectancy of up to 50 years old, as long as they are not attacked by others when they are young. Juvenile dragons are light enough to climb trees and find relative safety in the branches.