Lesser Sundas deciduous forests

WWF Abstract

On a string of islands in the Java Sea, a unique and somewhat intimidating creature can be found: the Komodo dragon. The Komodo is not really a dragon, of course, but a lizard--and at 10 feet (3 m) long and 200 pounds (90 kg), it is the largest lizard in the world. With still-active volcanoes rumbling in the background, the Komodo dragon has quite a presence in this distinctive landscape.
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Ecozone:Australasia
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Countries:Indonesia
Area:9,727,998 acres (3,936,781 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data

Protected Areas

Komodo National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER