Looks like the Ruler of the Area. Gives creeps.
Only at Komodo Island, East Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia :) The island is one of new seven wonder of the world.
I suppose one gets used to seeing Komodos in this area but I think I would be terrified if I saw one.
This is amazing and if you look from another perspective it seems as if Godzilla is overlooking a small town ;)
I think that this is such an amazing shot. The dragon surveying the people and town below. Although very dangerous - what a beautiful animal in its own unique way. The whole setting is really lovely with everything in focus far and near. Even the little flowers bringing colour into the photo. Wonderful shot.
I would have liked to seen this photo with less depth of field to see if it might make the Komodo dragon a little more prominent, since it's coloring is so close to that of the dirt around it, but then again you might lose too much detail in the landscape and town. Tough call.
the look on the dragon's face priceless..."i wonder what are they doing here" and i wonder what if i was to meet with this dragon in the wilderness what would i do to have the big lizzard waiting for you for the next move what should i do?
Haha! Nice comp. and a lot of impact in this shot. I was amazed at how much I had to watch out for myself when visiting Rinca. I thought, they're leaving me to fend for myself. So let me take a hike alone and see what I find. And I found..dragons! They gave me a good tip though: don't be as afraid of the really huge ones; they're too slow. Those younger, medium-sized ones are what you need to keep an eye on.
I think the little purple flowers add a nice touch, ya know next to the huge reptile that could kill you
I can hardly believe this picture! The Comodo seems to be 'king of all it surveys' and thats a lot. A whole small village is spread out below this wonderous creature, in a wonderous shot.. Everything so in focus and clear, right upto the hills all 'round. The jetty is, for me a great focal point. j.e.s.
Komodo Dragons are my favorite animals, and I think this photograph has made it to the top of my favorite photographs list of the creatures.
@Agung Priyono"PORTRAIT" is really the perfect adjective! :-)
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