Pictured: The pair of dragons start to battle
These photos looks like they were taken 200 million years ago when dinosaurs roamed the earth - but the creatures are actually alive today. The prehistoric looking beasts are in fact Komodo dragons - a kind of giant lizard - living on a small island in Indonesia.
In these breathtaking images the two reptiles stand upright locked against each other in a vicious battle, with neither lizard willing to back down. The magnificent creatures "spitefully" hiss at one another, fighting aggressively until one pushes the other onto its back in a powerful victory. Russian photographer Andrey Gudkov captured the epic battle on Rinca island, Komodo National Park, where there are around 2500 of these monstrous animals living in a space of just 76 square miles. SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.
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