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How Big Can It Get? Dragonzilla

How Big Can It Get? Dragonzilla
Up to 10 feet long and 300 pounds of pure menace, the Komodo dragon is the world's largest lizard — and scientists believe it has a genetic link to reach even larger proportions. Evidence suggests the Komodo is related to the ancient Megalania, a monstrous lizard measuring 23 feet long and weighing some 800 pounds. Join a team of experts tracking and tagging wild Komodos as part of a yearlong research project to understand the giant lizard.