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Thursday, April 5, 2012

komodo island

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Komodo Island is an island located in the Nusa Tenggara islands. Komodo Islandis known as a habitat for native animals dragons. The island is also a National Park area of ??Indonesia, Komodo is managed by the Central Government.Komodo Island is located east of the island of Sumbawa, separated by SapeStrait.


Administratively, this island including the District of Komodo, West Manggarai,East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia. Komodo Island is the westernmost tip of East Nusa Tenggara Province, bordering the province of West Nusa Tenggara. On the island of Komodo, dragons animals live and breed well. Until August 2009,on this island there are an estimated 1300 dragons tail. Coupled with the otherislands, such as the island of Rinca and Gili and Motang, their number totaledabout 2500 birds. There are approximately 100 individuals dragons in Wae WuulNature Reserve on the mainland island of Flores, but not including the KomodoNational Park.


In addition to the Komodo dragon, the island also holds a variety of exotic floraSepang wood by local people used as a medicinal and dye clothing, tree orSterculia oblongata nitak is believed to be useful as medicines and seeds aretasty and delicious like peas.
Komodo Island is also accepted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as inKomodo National Park area, along with the island of Rinca, Padar and Gili IslandMotang.
 
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