Baby Komodo dragons are called hatchlings. As they grow a bit older, they don't have a special name; they are just referred to as babies. Advertisement. Komodo dragons have a tendency to eat their young. Therefore, as a defense mechanism, Komodo babies cover themselves in feces to deter the behavior, as feces are one of the few parts of an ...
Komodo dragon, largest living lizard species in the world. It occurs on Komodo Island and a few neighbouring islands of Indonesia’s Lesser Sunda Islands. Popular interest in its large size and predatory habits has allowed this endangered species to become an ecotourist attraction, which has encouraged its protection.
Australian water dragons exhibit temperature dependent sex determination; the sex of the hatchlings is determined by the temperature of the nest site. When the young are born they stay near the entrance of the burrow for some time before leaving home. When they finally leave the nest, they tend to group together away from the adult population.
Gathering treasure is a favorite past-time of Western dragons. Dragons begin at a young age, when they get their own cavernous home, to start their own hoard. All dragons love beautiful things. Western dragons are fickle, and only gather the most beautiful goldsmith work, such as crowns, the best cut jewels, and well minted coins.
The Red Dragon (Dungeons& Dragons) is a type of dragon in the Dungeons& Dragons universe. It is an evil-aligned chromatic dragon. When legends, fairy tales, and fables speak of dragons without specifying a color—when they tell of kingdoms laid waste, virtuous maidens sacrificed, and valiant heroes sent home as charred corpses— odds are that they speak of the mighty red dragons. Also called...
White dragons (also known as ice dragons or glacial wyrms) were the weakest and most feral of the classic chromatic dragons. White dragons were physically the smallest of the chromatic dragons, even smaller than black dragons. They appeared in shades from white to grey and ice-blue, and in arctic environments, this appearance served as good camouflage.
These so-called flying dragons have a set of elongated ribs, which they can extend and retract. Between these ribs are folds of skin that rest flat against the body when not in use, but act as ...
Komodo dragons mate between May and August and females lay about 30 eggs each in September. Komodo dragon mothers will also build decoy nests to confuse predators and keep her eggs safe.
Readers have praised Arenson for his complex dragon characters, as he explores themes of love, loss, tragedy, and triumph. Those drawn to Dawn of Dragons can also delve into other Requiem follow-ups, including Song of Dragons and Dragonlore. On the whole, Requiem is an obvious choice when it comes to the best book series about dragons.
Eragon is the first book in The Inheritance Cycle by American fantasy writer Christopher Paolini.Paolini, born in 1983, wrote the novel while still in his teens. After writing the first draft for a year, Paolini spent a second year rewriting and fleshing out the story and characters.