Wednesday, November 17, 2004

KOMODO DRAGON NEWS - Into the dragon's lair

The Globe and Mail has this article on the lure of Komodo and their dragons.
Into the dragon's lair
A monster lizard with fearsome claws, a flickering forked tongue and a killer bite is proving an unlikely ally in Indonesia's efforts to revive a tourism industry shattered by the October, 2002, Bali bombing.

Though many travellers have been put off visiting the Southeast Asian nation in the wake of the attacks in which 202 people died, on a nearby island, the giant Komodo dragon has proved an enduring attraction to curious holidaymakers.