Saturday, October 3, 2009

Exotic of Comodo island (pulau Komodo)

Komodo Island is an island located in the Nusa Tenggara Islands. Komodo Island is known as the Komodo dragon habitat for native animals. The island is also the Komodo National Park is managed by the central government. Komodo Island to the west of Sumbawa Island, separated by Sape Strait.

Komodo Island, Komodo dragon animals live and breed well. Until August 2009, on the island there are about 1300 Komodo dragon's tail. Plus the other islands, such as Island and the island of Rinca and Gili Motang, their numbers totaled about 2500 tails. There are also about 100 Komodo dragon's tail at Wae Wuul Nature Reserve on the mainland island of Flores, but not including the Komodo National Park area.
Komodo addition, this island also store a variety of exotic flora Sepang timber that is used by people around As with medicine and clothing dye, or nitak tree Sterculia oblongata in believed to be useful as a drug and tasty and good seeds like peas.
In 1910 the Dutch named the island on the south side of East Nusa Tenggara Province is the nickname of Komodo Island. This story begins with Lieutenant Steyn va Hens Broek who tries to prove statements about the existence of the Dutch troops to resemble a dragon monster on the island. Steyn then killed one of the Komodo dragon and bring documentation to the Museum and Botanical Garden in Bogor to be studied.

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