The fight for Dragon Island – BBC News

BBC News

Published on Aug 11, 2019

Komodo dragons have enthralled the world for decades. The earth’s largest lizards, can only be found in one tiny corner of the globe. Tourists have flocked to see them and locals believe they are physically and spiritually related to them. But this human-lizard relationship may be about to change. Indonesian regional authorities want to return Komodo Island to the dragons, in order to protect them. They want to close it to mass tourism, and expel the inhabitants who have lived alongside the lizards for generations. A battle is underway for the future of dragon land

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