Komodo dragons in national park differ from those on Flores Island

thejakartapost.com

The Komodo dragons in the Komodo National Park apparently have different physical characteristics to the ones that inhabit the island of Flores.


"The Komodo dragons on Flores Island are smaller, similar to those on Ontoloe Island in Riung district, Ngada regency," said East Nusa Tenggara Natural Resources Conservation Agency (BBKSDA) head Timbul Batubara on Tuesday as quoted by kompas.com.


Although there are no significant genetic differences between the Komodos living in the two places, Timbul said the two populations nevertheless differed in their skin color.

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Posted: 22 Jul 2019 10:15:33

  
  

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