Komodo Venom and its Effects | Earth Unplugged

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Jadden : Super deadly yet gentle.

knockknock itsvenom : Komodo: we are venom

Spoke Fists : A Song for Monty *_"He's Muscular, He's Popular, Spectacular, He's a Bachelor, his bite would take you to the doctor"_*

Celestia S : The komodo looks kinda cute...Monty's eyes are very pretty...


Robert Miles : Aww, Monty is such a cute little death machine. You can tell he loves his human papa very much :)

Cyrotix : Just a little bit harder and PETA is on the way.

Bruce Wayne : That bald guy looked like he's going to be a super villain

Dang Lin-Wang : "We have an understanding" *proceeds to pin him down and shove a tube in his mouth *

Josh Carmona : If you get bit by a snake that has the venom to stop your blood from flowing just get bit by a komodo to reverse the snake’s venom effect. Life hax.

Eren Jaeger Fan : *Most Komodo dragons:* always angry, aggresive, untouchable *Monty:* I don't know what's going on, what are you or why are you sticking something in my mouth but I will let you pet me anyway because i love you (。 ◕‿‿◕。)

Bernhard Sonn : So cute when it closes his eyes when you stroke it

Thaddeus McCaustland : *If I had that Rex as a pet my neighbors would never be snobby to me again.*

Brian Cevallos : A quick theory: Komodo venom can be converted into a serum to help with snake venom

Bernhard Sonn : 1:28 oh😅I thought you give the poison in you

Ben Grinter : Don't want to stress him out, he's such an a-KOMODO-tating animal

Lehi Acosta : That is the chillest komodo I've ever seen!

WellThat’s Swedish : Is that Mr Kipling from Jessie 🤣

Mohamed Farouk : This is really weird. I never knew you could get into close contact with this animal.

YouTube5000 : It sounds like Monte holds the cure for blood clots in the heart and brain aneurisms...

• Pepe • : _"aight we gonna put this gently"_ *"THIS STICK DAMNIT NOT MY FINGERS!"*

Águila701 : Cool, just stick your hand right into a Komodo dragon's mouth without any protection.

Tyler T : I got bit by a Komodo dragon once, it was really a bad time.

Vanessa : 'we have a bit of an understanding' *shoves thing forcefully in his mouth*

Tuppoo94 : The lizard's just like "WHAT THE HECC IS WRONG WIT YUO HOOMAN"

Dimetrodon 22 : It’s crazy how within my lifetime we’ve gone from not knowing Komodo Dragon venom existed to figuring out potential uses for it

Chay & Krissy : The fact that the poor thing was struggling to get away was sad enough

sohamv1 : 0:36 me eating greens growing up

jonap1st : snake venom : clotting your blood vessels, so the blood cant transport the oxygen komodo venom : disable the blood ability to clot, so basically you're bleeding to death nature can be both terryfing and amazing..

Michael Owen : Tbh it looks real strong for such a small to medium sized animal

cLoWnDeViLbOy88 : I can confirm the non coagulate effects I own a nile which they don’t have deadly venom but they do hav a mild one and the day one of mine tagged me my wounds would not quit bleeding for a long time lol I still lovem tho it comes with the territory 😊🐉

Pikachu Use!! Spirit Gun!! : That's a high level PKMN chillin 🐉🐸🐊🐢🐍🐲 Lance the Dragon Champion!!

Zalden N : Motel then, blue eyed Dr. said: Hellll yaaa

NaturesTemper : Look at the guns on that lizard, god damn.

perigosu : Ooh, great... new medicine = extinct comodos

Change Everything : cant we use the venom for people that have blood cloths

Edison Lim : Well that dude was flexing his muscles

Vance Sence : Woah you touched a comodo dragon not like cayote peterson he got bitten

ɢнøѕтвlαde : Weird dog.. It have venom too...

Paola Rosario : I knew I recognized that voice...is that Peter Capaldi narrating?

TJ Frisbee : Bro ur dog doesn’t looks very healthy

Iam acutepie : I hope he does the exact same to you all you are full of venom..

Mohamed M : There meat is good when roasted,iam here to offend vegan and non vegan hurra

壊れた魂 : omg that lil dragon is so cute and calm i wanna give him a hug 💞💞

Stefan Cassell : So what I'm gathering is it acts as a blood thinner...?

Eat Myass : Aye this dude is from monster bug wars

CrootexGaming Liang : shouldnt u wear gloves while doing this

Brown Sugar : Would be soo cool pet to have 🤪

Angelo DG : Could be a good replacement for my bloodthinners