In­done­sia’s Ko­modo Is­land to limit tourist vis­its to 50,000 yearly

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Jakarta: In­done­sia’s East Nusa Teng­gara prov­ince’s ad­min­is­tra­tion will limit the num­ber of vis­i­tors to Ko­modo Is­land to 50,000 peo­ple per year as part of ef­forts to con­serve the Ko­modo dragons, the world’s largest liv­ing lizards which only oc­cur in Eastern In­done­sia.

“Ko­modo Is­land is to be set as a con­ser­va­tion is­land. We will limit the num­ber of vis­i­tors, not to be more than 50,000 peo­ple per year,” the prov­ince’s gov­er­nor Vik­tor Laisko­dat was quoted by state news agency An­tara.

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