Thursday, March 31, 2011


Komodo National Park is located between two islands of Sumbawa and Flores island between the border of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) and Nusa Tenggara (NTB). Here there are three major islands or island that is great little island of Komodo, Rinca and Padar Island and the rest are small islands with a land area of ​​603 km2. Total area of ​​Komodo Island National Park now is 1917 km2.

a large species of lizard found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang and Gili Dasami. Komodo dragon is also known as the Komodo monitor or the Komodo Island monitor in scientific literature, although this is not very common. Komodo dragon does not have an acute sense of hearing, despite its visible earholes, and is only able to hear sounds between 400 and 2000 hertz. Komodo dragons may be monogamous and form "pair bonds", a rare behavior for lizards.

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