Meet Earth's heaviest lizard! Introduce elementary kids to Komodo dragons and their venomous bites. As monitor lizards, Komodo dragons are large and in charge. They can only be found on a few islands in Indonesia where there are no other predators. Readers explore this large reptile's features and behaviors, including its diet and baby dragons. An end folk tale shares an Indonesian story about where Komodo dragons come from. A great nonfiction resource for student reports, animal units, and life science lessons. Includes table of contents, index, same-page definitions, and further resources.