Now a study of fossil evidence from Australia, Timor, Flores, Java and India shows that Komodo Dragons most likely evolved in Australia and dispersed westward to Indonesia. Some of the fossils that have been studied are newly described, including a species from Timor, and some are material known for a long time.
Has A Komodo Dragon Eaten A Human?
‘It is very common here to see dragons roaming in the residential area in the national park. But it is very rare that a Komodo dragon kills a human. Usually, people here only suffer minor injuries,’ he said.
Are Komodo Dragons In Africa?
Classification/taxonomy. Komodo dragons are a species of monitor lizard, which are large reptiles found in Africa and across Asia.
Are There Any Komodo Dragons In The Us?
Fortunately for Floridians, Komodo dragons are found only in the island habitats of Indonesia, but a number of its monitor cousins have made Florida their home, after they were brought to the U.S. as exotic pets and escaped or were released into the wild.