Fires at Indonesia’s Komodo dragon reserve spark fears over ‘Jurassic Park’ tourism revamp

Published Nov 12 2021 at 9:58 AM GMT
  • A series of fires at Indonesia’s Komodo National Park have prompted safety concerns for the endangered giant lizards that live there, while also highlighting the pitfalls and confusion surrounding the government’s plan to re-brand the park as a “super-priority” tourist destination.
  • The latest blaze on November 2 took a team of 32 park rangers and 11 residents of Rinca Island – one of three main islands that make up the park in East Nusa Tenggara Province – to put out.



  • Published Nov 12, 2021 9:58 AM GMT