Komodo Island is one of 17,508 islands that make up the Republic of Indonesia.
Komodo Island has a surface area of 390 km ² with a population of more than 2000 people. Komodo is a part of the Lesser Sunda Islands chain and is part of Komodo National Park.
Administratively, the islands of Komodo Includes District, located in West Manggarai regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia. Komodo Island is the most western tip of Nusa Tenggara Timur province, bordering the West Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia.
Prehistoric animals that inhabit this island is the Komodo Dragon.
Komodo Dragon is the ancient animal that are still surviving in the world.
Komodo Dragon as prehistoric animals have large heads and strong, has a pair of shining eyes, her skin was hard, thick and wiry. Komodo also skilled hunters. He relies on bite bacteria and toxins in the saliva to paralyze prey. He will follow prey that have been hurt for days, until finally died, then he ate it.
Komodo Dragon classified as carnivorous animals, are found only on Komodo, Rinca, Padar, Gili Motang Owadi and Samiin. Komodo dragons are also known as a champion swimming animal. That’s how he is exploring the islands around Flores.
Komodo Island Tours
Komodo Island is known as a habitat for native animals dragons. However, this island of Komodo National Park is also managed by the Central Government. Komodo Island has dormitory accommodation facilities, ranging from the local community Who Ready resort with international standards.
Access to Komodo Island region, can be reached by the route a plane from Kupang (capital of East Nusa Tenggara) to the town of Ende on Flores Island, followed by minibus to Labuhanbajo, then followed by a speedboat trip to Komodo Island.
Komodo National Park
Komodo National Park which includes the islands of Komodo, Rinca and Padar, plus other islands covering an area of 1817 square represents the original habitat of the Komodo dragon. Komodo National Park was established in 1980 to protect the viability of komodo dragons. In addition, the Park is also to protect various species of wildlife, including marine animals.