Komodo_dragon_skin

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Photographic closeup of the skin of a Komodo dragon. The skin is mottled black and orange, and covered in small bumps, or raised short ridges. The bumps are in a lattice-work pattern, each occupying a faintly discernible rhombus of hide, demarcated by shallow furrows or creases.

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Komodo dragon
Scientific name *
Varanus komodoensis
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black
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lizard *
orange
reptile *
skin
Location
Smithsonian National Zoo
Washington, D.C. *
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Wikipedia DC field trip 2005