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Komodo Dragon ( They are huge lizards / crocodile sized ) = their saliva infects any bitten prey / it relentlessly chases any bitten prey ,until resulting poison from infected wound ,slows the prey sufficiently enough for this Komodo dragon to finish it off and feast on the huge carcass ( an effective system that ensures this species remains strong /healthy ) ✅

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Day in pictures: 15 September 2011

Holy effing moly!!! "Cassius Clay, a 100-year-old saltwater crocodile, awaits a weigh-in at his pool in Queensland, Australia. He has officially been recognized by Guinness as the largest crocodile in captivity anywhere in the world."

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Skull fragments reveal new ancient crocodile species

Crocodiles rocked pre-Amazonian Peru: Seven crocodile species found in single 13-million-year-old bone bed

Thirteen million years ago, as many as seven different species of crocodiles hunted in the swampy waters of what is now northeastern Peru, new research shows. This hyperdiverse assemblage, revealed through more than a decade of work in Amazon bone beds, contains the largest number of crocodile species co-existing in one place at any time in Earth's history, likely due to a food source that forms a small part of modern crocodile diets: mollusks