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How big do Komodo dragons get?

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The average male Komodo dragon grows to be 8 to 9 feet in length and weighs around 200 pounds, while a female grows up to 6 feet in length. Komodo dragons have the potential to grow up to a length of 10 feet and can weigh over 300 pounds.

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Komodo dragons are the heaviest lizards on the planet, with the largest known Komodo dragon weighing in at 366 pounds and measuring 10.3 feet long. Although massive in size, these reptiles use stealthy hunting tactics and wait for prey such as deer, goats, water buffalo or smaller dragons to come along before striking.

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