May 17, 2011

7 Facts! Komodo Island is the NEW 7 Wonders of The World

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Komodo Island is located at the East Nusa Tenggara Province, which borders West Nusa Tenggara Province. Exactly at Komodo district, West Manggarai regency, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Why Komodo Island is the NEW 7 Wonders of The World? Here are the facts:



1. Komodo Island there is a surviving prehistoric animal
These prehistoric animals are dragons, more known as Komodo dragon. Based on research, prehistoric dragons extinct since 30 million years ago. But it turns out in this komodo island you can find prehistoric animals are still alive and able to survive until this moment. Komodo including endangered animals, with a population of less than 4000 wild birds.


2. The absence of fossils on the island of Komodo dragons
Mid-20th century discovered fossils of animals that resemble dragons in Australia. This means that the dragons have lived on the Australian mainland in prehistoric times. But researchers are still puzzled by the relationship with the island of Komodo dragons fossil in Australia, while on the island of Komodo dragons are not found fossils at all. Does this make the shift dragons? Although the earth's geological history indicates that Australia first, and some islands of Indonesia is one plate, but the Komodo island is estimated to form about 1 million years ago. 




3. Komodo giant animal that was born from a single parent
Komodo has a weight of 70-100 pounds with a body length of 2-3 meters. Komodo is the largest reptile species in the world with a long tongue, yellow and forked. Can detect the presence of carrion 4-9.5 miles. Komodo can sprint up to 20 kilometers per hour, swim well and can dive as deep as 4.5 meters and clever climb trees. Komodo has a unique reproductive process, that is capable of producing child without a male presence. They were able to produce eggs without fertilization process.


4. There are animals that rarely belong to zoos around the world
Komodo dragons are found only on Komodo and the other islands around the island of Komodo, Rinca Island and Pandar Island. Komodo dragons are rarely found in other zoos around the world, because it has a short life if the breeding place, which is only 2 years after transfer. Though dragons have a normal life to 50 years.


5. Having a mix of species of animals Asia Australia
On the island of Komodo and surroundings there are 277 species of animals that come from a mix of animals Asia and Australia, which consists of 32 species of mammals, 128 bird species and 37 reptilian species. Together with the dragons, there are 25 species of land animals and birds are protected animals, because of the limited number


6. Having a warm sea waters and cold
Komodo Island is a tourist area of Komodo national park. The islands are a meeting place of waters flow north and south. The waters north of the warm waters of the current meeting of the Banda Sea and Flores. In contrast, the southern waters offer the cold waters of the Indonesian Ocean currents. The meeting of two waters produces a rich underwater ecosystem.  



7. The beauty of the ocean views
There are coral reefs under the sea waters of the island of Komodo national park. There are 253 species of reef-building corals are found there, with about 1000 species of fish. This natural beauty that attracts many divers and tourists to swim in this waters.

From 7 of these facts, Komodo Island is the NEW 7 Wonders of The World

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