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Varanus komodoensis (Komodo dragon) is a species of Squamata in the family monitor lizards. It is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. It is found in Australasia. It is a carnivore.

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  • Definition: A taxon is Vulnerable when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/Australasia
  • Attribution: Udvardy, M. D. F. (1975). A classification of the biogeographical provinces of the world. IUCN Occasional Paper no. 18. Morges, Switzerland: IUCN
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