Rinca is a rough and tumble
little island located in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
just off the western tip of Flores. One of the very few
places to spot Komodo dragons in the wild. You are much
more likely to spot Komodo dragons in their natural
habitat on Rinca Island where there is less impact from
Some weighing in up to 300 pounds, Komodo
dragons can grow up to 10 feet long and are venomous,
they have caused several human fatalities. Komodo
dragons are the largest lizards on Earth.
Rinca is a
part of Indonesia's Komodo National Park and has been
granted UNESCO World Heritage status.