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Acquainted with Komodo

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 van Hens Broek who tries to prove statements about the presence of Dutch troops large animal resembling a dragon on the island. Steyn then killed a Komodo dragon and bring documentation to the Museum and Botanical Garden in Bogor to be investigated.
In 2009, the Park has been named a finalist of the “New Seven Wonders of Nature” which was announced in 2010 by online voting at www.N7W.com. In the 2011, the New 7 Wonders has announced the provisional winner and National Parks Komodo entered into the ranks of the winners along with Woods Amazon, Halong bay, Iguazu Falls, Jeju Island, Puerto Princesa Underground River and Table Mountain. Komodo National Park to get the most votes.

Komodo and Human
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