An elderly resident of Indonesia immediately with the monitor lizard


In Indonesia, the 83-year-old woman survived a terrible attack of two meter Komodo dragon. Currently, she is in the hospital, and her health is not in danger.

Indonesian giant lizard attacked Heiss, when she was a broom made of branches of coconut trees, reports Agence France-Press. Reptile attacked a woman and bit her hand. "Then I knew I had to fight to survive" - quoted by Haitham AFP. She hit the animal’s leg, which was enough to free his hand and then began to scream and cry for help. Here’s what turned out to be a brave old lady!

At the hospital, doctors have imposed on the hand Haytham 35 stitches. After a bite lizard woman’s arm was paralyzed for a while, but now it is healing slowly, and again becomes mobile.

This is not the first attack on the people Komodo lizards that live in Indonesia. Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) - is the largest lizard in the world, weighing up to 90 kilograms. Indonesian monitor lizards are considered vulnerable and therefore protected by the sea in a native habitat.

Original: Translation: M. Potter

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