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Lizard Kings

by NOVA
Video

Though they may look like dragons and inspire stories, they are actually monitor lizards, the largest lizard to walk the planet. With acute intelligence, they are a very different kind of reptile, blurring the line between reptiles and mammals. NOVA follows expert lizard hunter, Dr. Eric Pianka, as he tracks the elusive creatures through Australia's heartland, for an unparalleled close encounter with these versatile 'living dragons.'


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Publisher: PBS

Streaming video

  • Release date: December 7, 2011
  • Duration: 00:54:01
  • Number of parts: 1

  • Public Performance: Not permitted

  • Formats

    Streaming video

    Languages

    English

    Though they may look like dragons and inspire stories, they are actually monitor lizards, the largest lizard to walk the planet. With acute intelligence, they are a very different kind of reptile, blurring the line between reptiles and mammals. NOVA follows expert lizard hunter, Dr. Eric Pianka, as he tracks the elusive creatures through Australia's heartland, for an unparalleled close encounter with these versatile 'living dragons.'


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