Have you ever visited Indonesia? If you have never visited this beautiful country before, I suggest you that you should at least visit the lovely country once in your life. If you want to know why you should visit Indonesia, I will tell you with pleasure. Indonesia is definitely one of the most unique, exotic and beautiful countries in the world. If you want to taste the real circumstance in a tropical country that has multicultural people, you definitely can find what you want in Indonesia. Indonesia is a beautiful country located in the equator area. It is one of the most beautiful countries in the world that has multicultural society and the wonderful landscape.
The Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelago state is located in Southeast Asia. Indonesia is consisting of about 17,500 islands that are scattered over both side of the equator. Among the entire islands, the largest are the Java, Sumatra, Borneo, Sulawesi and New Guinea. These five largest islands of Indonesia are the most populous islands among the entire Indonesian island. However, it does not mean that you can find the truly Indonesia only on the five island. Indonesia still has thousand beautiful islands that can catch your heart and make you taste the truly Indonesia. One of them is the Komodo Island.
Komodo Island is one of the islands that make up the Republic of Indonesia. Komodo Island is an island that is lies between the Sumbawa Island to the west and the Flores Island to the east. The island has over 2,000 inhabitants and has a surface area of 390 km square. Komodo Island is well known as one of the finalist of New 7 Wonders of the World. You may wonder why the Komodo Island is the NEW 7 Wonders of The World and the reason why it is a very special island among the Indonesian islands.
The island is very special since the Komodo Island is the NEW 7 Wonders of The World is the native island for Komodo dragon, from which the name of the island is derived. So, now you may have another question in your mind, what a komodo dragon is, the Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) is the largest living species of lizard found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores and Gili Montang.
The largest lizard species can grow to an average length of 2 to 3 meters and weight around 70 kilograms. With the amazing size, many scientists believe that the Komodo dragon is the descendant and representative of the relic population of very large varanid lizard that once lived across Indonesia and Australia. The Komodo dragon is a carnivore. They hunt their prey by detect, taste and smell stimuli by using their tongue. The Komodo dragon usually avoids encounters with human.
They usually will flee quickly into a hideout if they approach the human. They can protect their life by react aggressively by gapping their mouth, hissing and swinging their tail. If you disturb the Komodo dragons further they may bite you. Once they bite you, it can be dangerous due to the venom. However, you do not have to worry since Komodo dragon usually does not react aggressively if they are not disturbed.
Well, if you are not impressed with the fact that the Komodo Island is the NEW 7 Wonders of The World and it is the native habitat of the wonderful world’s largest living lizard species, you may visit the island for diving. The Komodo Island is a very popular destination for diving. The island has very beautiful and white sanded beaches that can catch your heart. The sea ecology of the island remains pure. You can enjoy the amazing biota of the sea including the coral and the fish. With the beautiful and exotic landscape and the amazing Komodo living there, the Komodo Island is the NEW 7 Wonders of The World that is waiting for you to be visited.**