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Sir David recalls meeting a ten-foot-long grey-scaled reptile, with a long, yellow forked tongue - the Komodo dragon. From 2009.

What did Sir David do when he was confronted by a ten-foot-long grey-scaled reptile, with a long yellow forked tongue whipping in and out of its mouth?

He didn't run and, in fact, was one of the first to film it: the Komodo dragon.

Series of talks by Sir David Attenborough on the natural histories of creatures and plants from around the world.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2009.

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