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Philippines dragon-sized lizard is a new species

<p>A Northern Sierra Madre Forest Monitor Lizard, a dragon-sized, fruit-eating lizard that lives in the trees on the northern Philippines island of Luzon, is shown in this photograph taken in April 2005 and released to Reuters on April 6, 2010. REUTERS/Arvin Diesmos/National Museum of the Philippines/Handout</p>

A Northern Sierra Madre Forest Monitor Lizard, a dragon-sized, fruit-eating lizard that lives in the trees on the northern Philippines island of Luzon, is shown in this photograph taken in April 2005 and released to Reuters on April 6, 2010....more

A Northern Sierra Madre Forest Monitor Lizard, a dragon-sized, fruit-eating lizard that lives in the trees on the northern Philippines island of Luzon, is shown in this photograph taken in April 2005 and released to Reuters on April 6, 2010. REUTERS/Arvin Diesmos/National Museum of the Philippines/Handout

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<p>A Northern Sierra Madre Forest Monitor Lizard, a dragon-sized, fruit-eating lizard that lives in the trees on the northern Philippines island of Luzon, is shown in this photograph taken on June 30, 2009 and released to Reuters on April 6, 2010. REUTERS/Joseph Brown/University of Kansas/Handout</p>

A Northern Sierra Madre Forest Monitor Lizard, a dragon-sized, fruit-eating lizard that lives in the trees on the northern Philippines island of Luzon, is shown in this photograph taken on June 30, 2009 and released to Reuters on April 6, 2010....more

A Northern Sierra Madre Forest Monitor Lizard, a dragon-sized, fruit-eating lizard that lives in the trees on the northern Philippines island of Luzon, is shown in this photograph taken on June 30, 2009 and released to Reuters on April 6, 2010. REUTERS/Joseph Brown/University of Kansas/Handout

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