A Komodo dragon pictured in Indonesia in 2010. Photo: AFP

Indonesia says it’s scrapping plans to close Komodo island

  • The country’s environment minister said on Monday that the animals’ population is relatively stable and not under threat
  • A local governor had said earlier this year that the island needed to be closed to stop poaching and tourists interfering with the dragon’s mating habits
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A Komodo dragon pictured in Indonesia in 2010. Photo: AFP
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