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RE: Komodo Dragon venom -
On Mon, 5 Oct 2009, John Scanlon wrote:
Richard Travsky wrote:
"Komodo Dragons: Biology and Conservation" has a couple of pages or so on
bites. A prey that manages to escape still faces "debilitation or death"
caused by bacteria in the komodo's mouth.
That book was published in 2002. Science marches on: see
I was hoping so! That book seems to be held up a lot as a bible or
standard of sorts.
Bryan G. Fry et al (2009). A central role for venom in predation by Varanus
komodoensis (Komodo Dragon) and the extinct giant Varanus (Megalania)
prisca. PNAS Early Edition for the week of May 18, 2009.