Quarantined and indomitable, evolution largely overlooked these dragons. Great post Michael, I remember watching a documentary not long ago, it was partly about the film crew and partly about the dragons. All rights reserved.
“But when they are aggressive that’s not enough. I would suggest either this one-day tour or this one-day tour. Komodo dragons are the absolute bosses of the lizard world. Most of the time the dragons aren’t too near so it’s not too scary. As I walk into the main camps of the two islands I visit – Rinca Island and Komodo Island – I can see some dragons laying on the ground. You can also just book it once you get to Labuan Bajo, and decide in person if you like a particular operator. this kind of animal only exist in Komodo Island. You can charter a boat for the day which gives you flexibility to do whatever you want. You’ll need to fly to Labuan Bajo, which you can get to directly from Denpasar (Bali) or Jakarta. We always just assume that we are at the top of the chain, Reptiles were once at the top of the food chain. It had no predators and was not discovered by the Western world until 1910. It’s actually relatively easy to get to Komodo National Park – mainly because it’s become so popular, there’s a fair amount of infrastructure for tourists. You have successfully subscribed to our newsletter. © copyright 2003-2020 Study.com. “We use the stick to push them away”, one tells me. I recommend you should use World Nomads for your trip. Create your account. Prey is devoured in a hierarchal procedure, with the largest to the smallest dragons getting their share. Although it may be possible to find a tour once you arrive in Labuan Bajo, I would suggest booking in advance to guarantee you have a spot with a reputable operator. Thank you for writing an article about Komodo Dragon which is one of the 7 wonders of the world. Hi there. It didn’t end very well…LOL Honestly, I’d love to visit these islands. Normally, these attacks are just when they feel threatened – but humans are still a potential food source. Komodo National Park is more than just Komodo Island. While we aim to provide accurate and up-to-date information, Rainforest Cruises makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information in our Guides or found by following any link on this site. Slightly off-topic once again. The Komodo dragon was first discovered in 1910 when Dutch colonials were exploring the Indonesian Islands. It means most people will go with one of the local tours (I’ve got some suggested Komodo tours below).
Regardless, stepping off the boat, walking down the small wooden pier and into the forest feels like a trip back in time – to a land where the lost animals of history rule supreme. There are actually three large islands within the park and about 26 smaller ones.