A Singaporean tourist was attacked by a Komodo dragon in Komodo Island, Indonesia’s East Nusa Tenggara province on Wednesday (May 3) morning.

The man had approached several Komodo dragons that were feeding, and tried to take photos of them despite warnings from the locals. The incident took place away from the area where tourists are allowed to watch Komodo dragons.

The attack left the man with a bloodied left calf. He was treated at a nearby medical centre before being taken to Siloam General Hospital on a military speedboat.

Locals said that this was the first incident of a human being bitten by a Komodo dragon in five years.

The attack left the man with a bloodied left calf
The attack left the man with a bloodied left calf

Komodo dragons lives in Rinca Island (Loh Buaya) and Komodo Island (Loh Liang), Komodo National Park. These island surrounded by small islands with gorgeous landscape and beautiful underwater such as Padar Island, Gili Laba, Pink Beach, and Manta Point.

Don’t a mess with Komodo dragon, these ancient lizard can kill you by one bite!

Breathtaking view from Padar Island in Komodo National Park
Breathtaking view from Padar Island in Komodo National Park

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