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What is the life expectancy of a Komodo dragon?

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Adult females average 7.5 feet long and weigh between 150 and 160 pounds. However, there have been cases of Komodo dragons growing over 10 feet long and weighing 300 pounds. Lifespan: The average lifespan of the Komodo dragon in the wild is 30 or more years.
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What is the life cycle of a Komodo dragon?

A male Komodo dragon can grow for 20 years, while females typically take 5 to 7 years to reach maturity. However, it is estimated that the life cycle of a Komodo dragon is 30 years (Society, 2015). Komodo dragons are carnivorous, that is, they feed on flesh.

What is the gestation period of a Komodo dragon?

In September, the females dig egg chambers, in which they lay clutches of up to 30 eggs. The mom-to-be covers her eggs with leaves and then lies over the nest to warm the eggs until they hatch, which requires an unusually long gestation period of seven or eight months.

What is the lifecycle of Komodo dragons?

The life cycle of Komodo dragons comprise four distinct phases, and similar to many lizards begin with females laying her eggs. Let look at each of these life stages in order of occurance: The egg stage - Female Komodo dragons are capable of producing somewhere between 24 eggs on average each time they lay. A very healthy female can lay up to 38 eggs in one breeding season.


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