Rinca Island - Komodo National Park
Rinca island is the second largest island in Komodo National Park after Komodo island. Rinca is located near the main island of Flores. This island is approximately 24 km long and 21 km wide and about 211 km2.
Most of this island is covered by savanna, which is an important grazing and feeding ground for Timor deer, wild boar, water buffalo and wild horses. There is also dry forest in the low land and rain forest that covers the Doro Ora mountain. Komodo dragons are the most dangerous preydator that occupy this island. According to surveys taken in the year 2000, there are 1.001 Komodo dragons living on this island. Othe wildlife like long-tailed grey macaques, palm civet, bats, rats and birds like great-billed heron, white-bellied sea eagle, stork, orange-footed scrubfowl, green junglefowl, white-breasted waterhen, lesser coucal, and oriental scops-owl can also be found on Rinca.