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Monday, 1 March 2010

Komodo Island, The Nominator of New 7 Wonder

Komodo island proposed for the seven new wonders of nature. Competing with 261 natural tourist destination that diusukan by 222 other countries. In a competition held by the New7Wonders Foundation, in fact many miracles which allows Komodo to win this contest. So what magic is contained in the Komodo Island. Yuk! take a look.

LeisureRoll - the first miracle of course is the Komodo dragon itself. Komodo dragon or a lizard called the Komodo dragon full (Varanus Komodoenis) is the largest lizard species in the world of the living. Komodo dragons are found in Pulua Komodo, Gili and Gili Dasami Motang in Nusa Tenggara. The natives call it by name Ora.

The average length of Komodo dragon can reach 3 meters and weigh 100 kg. Large size is associated with symptoms of island gigantism, the tendency for body meraksasanya certain animals that live on the smallest island associated with the absence of carnivorous mammals. Because of his large size, Komodo dragon position who dominate the top predator ecosystem where to live.

First discovered by Western scientists in 1910. With his huge body and his reputation as a horrible vultures make this ancient animal quickly popular. On the island, located in West Menggarai district, east Nusa Tenggara, the Komodo dragon can be seen up close.

Watching the activity of the Komodo dragon is another miracle. For example, marriage komodo happened between May to August, the Komodo dragon eating deer, goats or pigs. Komodo sunbathing and watching the streets and dicabang trees in the morning.

For that there are several alternative choices. Seeking adventure ancient animals like dragons can be done while trekking to the valley or climb Poreng to Mount Ara. While Banu via Nggulung could be an alternative for those of you who do not want to walk away.

Komodo National Park should be achieved by speedboat from the Port of Bajo West Manggarai regency, East Nusa Tenggara during the 4 hour drive.

Floating in the middle of the blue silent Flores Sea, Komodo Island waiting to be admired. Above speedboat, "bonus" was a long journey can be felt. Panorama islands berstuktur arid red soil berkilaun scattered at sea, as well as marine parks colors visible to the naked eye.

In addition, the Red Beach with a charming line of coral, as well as everyday people in Kampung Komodo can also be incorporated into another miracle Komodo Island


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