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World’s largest living lizard

The Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis), also known as the Komodo monitor, is a member of the monitor lizard family Varanidae that is endemic to the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, and Gili Motang. It it is the largest extant species of lizard, growing to a maximum length of 3 metres, and weighing up to 70 kilograms. Komodo dragons are apex predators, and dominate the ecosystems in which they live.

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Homo floresiensis is a species of small archaic human that inhabited the island of Flores, Indonesia until the arrival of modern humans about 50,000 years ago. The remains of an individual who would have stood about 1.1 metres (3 ft 7 in) in height were discovered in 2003 at Liang Bua Cave on the Flores island.


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