In Bali Safari Park, Komodo Dragons are being conserved in order to maintain their population in the wild. Pan out on March 2022, the Komodo Dragon finally hatched naturally on the area.

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This is also a heartwarming news considering Bali Safari Park is the first animal conservation institution in Bali to successfully hatch this large lizard.

These babies of Komodo Dragon which still less than 1 month old currently being take care by the Bali Safari Park Veterinarian Team. As one of a Vet who looks after them, drh. Yohana Kusumaningtyas says, “Currently, the condition of the Komodo babies are very healthy and active. We regularly feed them 2 times in a week, as well as weighing is done every 2 weeks. The amount of feed is adjust by the body weight of each baby.”

The hatching program of Komodo Dragons in Bali Safari Park is one of the greatest achievement of Bali Safari Park. Previously in the end of 2021, Bali Safari Park also had success with the birth of Hyena, Pygmi Hippo and Zebra. The Assistant Curator of Bali Safari Park, Ida Ayu Ari Janiawati says, “This is the first successful hatching of Komodo Dragons in Bali, as they are hatching naturally in here.”

“This is a proof of the seriousness of Bali Safari Park as the best conservation institution in Bali. Hopefully these babies will grow up well and the Komodo Dragons in Bali Safari Park can breed continuously in the future,” she added.

The success of the conservation program also realized because the continues support from the entire community who tirelessly supports animal conservation activities at Bali Safari Park. We hope that these babies can grow up well and be able to meet safari lovers as soon as possible.

Learn More About Komodo Dragon

Komodo Dragon, is the largest lizards on the world that is endemic to East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. These lizard native to the islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang and Padar.

Currently, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) listed Komodo as a vulnerable species. Volcanic activity, earthquakes, habitat destruction and poaching are the main causes of the decline in the population. This species might become extinction if things like that happens continuously. Hereupon, The Indonesian Government make a law regulation to protect the Komodo Dragon.

See here if you interested about the Komodo Dragon, or witness with your own eyes at Bali Safari Park! Experience this safari activities to have a closer look at the world’s most dangerous and venomous lizard.