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Tourism companies protest as Indonesia hikes komodo dragons tax by 18 times overnight

Tourism companies protest as Indonesia hikes komodo dragons tax by 18 times overnight
Indonesia is home to around 3,300 rare Komodo dragons – one of the world’s largest lizards

Tourist company workers in Indonésia have gone on strike after authorities imposed a dramatic surge in ticket prices to view the country’s famous Komodo dragons.

Indonesia has around 3,300 rare Komodo dragons, one of the world’s largest lizards which can grow up to 3m (10ft) in length.

These lizards, which can kill large prey with a single venomous bite, attract millions of tourists all year round.