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In the Australian state of Queensland Varan killed a dog and caused serious injury to the elderly man. This publication reports the Daily Mail.
Lizard attacked the animal outside the house his hosts in the village Flametree. 72-year-old owner of the dog and his wife came to the rescue pet. After that, the monitor left the dog and sprang on people. He bit the woman’s leg, and then grabbed the arm and leg men.
The victim was airlifted to hospital with a suspected broken right hand and severe bleeding from the wound on his leg. The dog died from injuries sustained during the fight.
Lizards are carnivorous lizards native to Africa, Australia and Asia. In Queensland are poisonous giant lizards that grow up to 2.5 meters in length and is able to run on its hind legs at speeds up to 40 miles per hour. Big giant monitor lizard can knock down an adult human with one blow of the tail.
In July it was reported about a video in which a three-meter Komodo dragon eats a large monkey. First, in the jaws of reptiles is the upper part of the animal, then his hind legs and tail.
Video, photo All from Russia.