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Congratulations. It's A Dragon.

If you think dragons exist only in fairy tales, you might want to visit Miami-Dade's MetroZoo where there's been a rare birth.

On Tuesday, a clutch of baby Komodo dragons hatched from eggs the size of baseballs. Komodos are an endangered species - just 6,000 are left in the world.

The Komodo dragon is also known as the "monitor lizard," and its Latin name is Varanus komodoensis. The reptiles, which are native to Indonesia, can grow as large as 10 feet long.

In fact, the Komodo is considered the largest lizard in the world. With their long, forked tongues, they can swallow large prey whole.

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