Komodo Dragon

Photo of Komodo Dragon

SCIENTIFIC NAME Varanus komodoensis

RANGE Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia: islands of Komodo, Rintja, Flores, Gili Motang, and Gili Dasami

LOCATION IN THE ZOO Reptile and Amphibian House and near American Black Bears

COOL ANIMAL FACT Adults are ground-dwelling due to their size, but juveniles live in trees, feeding on insects and other small creatures for the first four to five years of their lives.


Reptile & Amphibian House