Komodo Dragon Bites Woman

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A Komodo dragon inflicted minor injuries on a woman. Despite the goofy headline, it appears the assistance of neighbors may have been the real reason this woman survived. The dragons occasionally prey on children and isolated people. 

Komodo dragon attack repelled by woman with a broom - CSMonitor.com

"Haifha, who like many Indonesians uses only one name, hit the giant lizard's nose several times with a broom until it left go of her hand. Her neighbors heard her scream and drove the animal away. It took 20 stiches to repair Haifa's hand."


  1. For many years, there have been sightings of large unknown lizards that walk exclusively on their hind legs in North America. I believe that they are iguanian lizards which have evolved to be large, active predators.

    I wrote a blog post about it. Here is the URL: http://www.mysteriouszoology.blogspot.com/


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