Komodo dragons, the world’s largest lizards, are getting smaller. Why? Because people are poaching their prey in Komodo National Park, in Indonesia.
Mercedes Hutton
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The future of Komodo National Park hangs in the balance, caught between tourism industry and environmental concerns

  • Rampant poaching of deer, the prey of the park’s famous reptilian residents, has caused the large lizards to shrink in size
  • Local authorities push for year-long closure, but Indonesia’s central government resistant

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Komodo dragons, the world’s largest lizards, are getting smaller. Why? Because people are poaching their prey in Komodo National Park, in Indonesia.
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