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Submission + - Komodo dragons kill with venom, not bacteria (cnn.com)

Digitus1337 writes: A new study dispels the widely accepted theory that the Komodo dragon kills by infecting its prey with toxic bacteria. Researchers say the Komodo dragon has venom that keeps blood from clotting around its prey's wounds. Researchers say the Komodo dragon has venom that keeps blood from clotting around its prey's wounds. Instead, the world's largest lizard delivers a powerful bite with its serrated teeth and uses a powerful venom to bring down its victims. The whole story can be found here.
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Komodo dragons kill with venom, not bacteria

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