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Komodo dragon bites elderly woman on Rinca Island

  • Markus Makur

    The Jakarta Post

Labuan Bajo | Sat, October 13 2012 | 10:50 am

Elderly resident Tima Binti Hamso, of Rinca Island in West Manggarai regency, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), was bitten by a Komodo dragon on Thursday as she was preparing fodder for her livestock, located around 50 meters from her house.

When reached on Friday, Komodo National Park head Sustyo Iriyono confirmed the incident had taken place.

“Yes, the woman was bitten by the Komodo drag...

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