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Jaws, Section II -- Komodo Dragons: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 11

Mike Arkus | Posted 02.14.2017 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Moving on from the Great Australian Saltwater Crocodile to the Komodo Dragon might seem a bit of a come down after so many thousands of teeth and so many thousands of pounds of jaw pressure, let alone the great length and weight.

Life Is But a Dream: Sailing on a Phinisi Boat

Laura Grier | Posted 07.27.2016 | Travel
Laura Grier

In the Indonesian language, Bahasa, there is no future or past tense. You literally are forced to speak in the present and it is the way of life for the people that live here...being in the present.

Through A Wormhole On A Small Boat Cruise in Indonesia (PHOTOS)

Don Mankin | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Don Mankin

It was a lazy, sleepy seven days. By the third day, the combination of sun, sea, heat and humidity had turned my mind into a cheese omelet.

From Tasmanian Devils to Komodo Dragons: 6 Toothy Customers -- Beware of Jaws on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

OK, this is not the great white shark of movie fame, just a random, by no means exhaustive, look at some of the many other toothy customers out there ...

What's on Flores? Komodo Dragons and Active Volcanoes!

Lina Eroh | Posted 01.08.2014 | Travel
Lina Eroh

If you're expecting Bali-quality accommodation and food, you'll be disappointed, but if you're looking for a slice of Indonesia that's away from the crowds, this may be just the place.

Watch This Woman In A Kimono Run For Her Life From A Komodo Dragon

Posted 11.20.2013 | Weird News

Do not attempt this if you ever come across a Komodo dragon. In a stunt staged for a Japanese television show, comedian and reality star Ayako Imot...

What You Wear Might Kill

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 07.01.2013 | Business
Nancy Cohen-koan

As more and more people are arrested over the horrible neglect that led to so many deaths in the Bangladesh factories, one can't help but think of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City in 1911, and wonder how much has changed.

How An 83-Year-Old Survived A Komodo Dragon Attack

Agence France Presse | | Posted 06.11.2013 | World

An 83-year-old Indonesian woman told Thursday how she faced a "fight for survival" when a Komodo dragon pounced and sunk its teeth into her, in the la...

Cara Santa Maria

The Talk Nerdy To Me Guide To Animal Sex | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 07.30.2012 | Science

2012-05-31-Screenshot20120531at12.11.32PM.jpgI recently had the wonderful opportunity to visit the Los Angeles Zoo with animal "sexpert" Dr. Carin Bondar, the "biologist with a twist."

Komodo Island: The Real-Life 'Jurassic Park'?

GlobalPost | Sara Schonhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KOMODO ISLAND, Indonesia -- "Keep your distance, keep silent and secure all your belongings," whispered Ande Kefi, a ranger at Komodo National Park, a...

Giant Lizard With Double Penis Discovered In Philippines

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PARIS (AFP) -- Biologists on Wednesday reported the spectacular discovery of a species of giant lizard, a reptile as long as a full-grown man is tall,...

Giant Lizard Relieves Itself On Live TV

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's been said that kids and animals make for great TV. A giant lizard proved this point Thursday morning during a messy appearance on "Good Day L.A...

Komodo Dragons Attack, Kill Indonesian Fisherman | Barry Neild CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

(CNN) -- An Indonesian fisherman has been killed by Komodo dragons after he was attacked while trespassing on a remote island in search of fruit, offi...

Komodo Dragons Kill Indonesian Fisherman

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An Indonesian fisherman has been killed by Komodo dragons after he was attacked while trespassing on a remote island in search of fruit, officials sai...

Clint Eastwood As a Changeling

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

"My wife and I are both Libertarian; she was a Democrat and I was a Republican, and we both met in the middle somewhere."

Virgin Komodo Dragon Gives Birth To 5...

Associated Press | Rob Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A British zoo announced Wednesday the virgin birth of five Komodo dragons, giving scientists new hope for the captive breeding of the endangered speci...

Virgin Komodo Dragon Pregnant With Eight Babies In London Zoo...

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Flora, a pregnant Komodo dragon living in a British zoo, is expecting eight babies in what scientists said on Wednesday could be a Christmas virgin bi...