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Old 05-19-2009, 08:22 PM
 
Location: Texas
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"The view that the Komodo routinely kills using dirty oral bacteria is wrong," says research co-author, Dr Stephen Wroe from the University of New South Wales, Australia. "The dragon is truly poisonous. It has modified salivary glands that deliver both hypertensive and anti-blood-clotting agents, which, in combination with lightweight but sophisticated cranial and dental adaptations, allows it to kill large animals through rapid blood loss."
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Old 05-20-2009, 07:54 PM
 
Location: portland, me
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That is truely awesome. Quite an incredible reptile.
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