Adult Blanding’s turtles have built in protection against predators; that’s their big strong shell! It’s a different story for nestlings, young Blanding’s turtles are small and defenceless with soft shells, which makes them a target for hungry predators. More turtle facts: http://www.earthrangers.com/wildwire/blandings-turtle/
Komodo Dragon. Besides being the largest lizard on the planet, they are the only other poisonus lizard besides the Gila Monster. Their saliva contains enough parasites and nasty stuff to kill anything the dragon bites! Komodo Dragons have been known to bring down water buffalo by biting them and then following them for days or weeks as the infections kick in!