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The Komodo Dragon and Other Stories

by Douglas Arthur Brown

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Cape Breton University Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9779016M
ISBN 101897009100
ISBN 109781897009109
OCLC/WorldCa67860478

The dragon smiled, that was good, all the more easy for him. Though meddling with humans was ill-advised, Ora had heard tales of how succulent human meat was. He waited for the right moment, flicked his tongue, and then he struck! Ora let out a roar as he lunged. "What the!?" The human uttered as he noticed the hungry Komodo dragon bearing.   The Komodo dragon long existed in legend but was only rediscovered by the world at large in the early s. It evolved in isolation, surviving only on Indonesian islands—Komodo, Flores, Gil Motang, Padar, and Rinca. As its environment’s apex predator, it evolved tremendous size and strength, looking like a monster taken right out of mythology.

The illustrations are very good, comparable to other books by Peter Sis. But the story wasn't overly engaging. But the story wasn't overly engaging. It teaches a little about where Komodo dragons live and the tourism industry that centers around these ancient, fearsome creatures/5(45). Komodo Dragon: A Children Pictures Book About Komodo Dragon With Fun Komodo Dragon Facts and Photos For Kids. Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla.

  Last Updated on Ap Komodo National Park, Indonesia. Maen still has nightmares about that morning. About those few minutes in which he almost died. About the time he was attacked by a man-eating reptile and had to fight it off to save his life. The Komodo Dragon and King Cobra are two of the most dangerous reptiles on Earth. The Komodo Dragon can weigh as much as pounds and has serrated teeth that are venomous and rip flesh like a saw. The King Cobra can inject enough venom to kill an elephant, much more than needed to kill a Komodo Dragon, since the effectiveness is largely based /5(18).


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This series describes animals that were once thought to be myths or hoaxes. This book looks at the komodo dragon: the first time it was reported to the Western world, the public and scientific community's reaction to it, the search for evidence, how the animal was finally recognised as a real species, and its current status : Anita Ganeri.

Get this from a library. The Komodo dragon: and other stories. [Douglas Arthur Brown] -- "The diversity of theme, voice and setting in the nine stories that make up Douglas Arthur Brown's collection, show his versatility as a writer of fiction. Brown's edgy treatment of cultural.

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. The Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) is a species of lizard that lives in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rincah, Flores, Gili Motang, and Gili Dasami.

It is the largest living lizard. They grow to an average length of 2–3 meters (approximately –10 ft) and weigh around 70 kg ( pounds). Komodo dragon bites can be very dangerous, and they sometimes attack people. This Komodo Dragon book was sent to my then 8 year old grandchild.

He was thrilled, because I sent this book and a stuffed Komodo Dragon which accompanies him everywhere. He reads the book to his favorite toy. I live miles from this precious child and it makes me feel so good to be able to send him these s: Ko the Komodo Dragon feels like nobody loves him, until he learns about many people - a whole organisation - who do.

Read bedtime stories, short stories for kids, free picture books and poems for kids at Storyberries. Parents discussion guides included with every story. Read bedtime stories short stories for kids free picture books and poems for kids at storyberries.

The Most Infamous Komodo Dragon Attacks Of The Past 10 Years The komodo dragon is an all purpose killing machine a visit to one of indonesias most popular tourist destinations could be. Dragons of Komodo Colchester Zoo is one of the few zoos in the UK approved to keep komodo dragons and we are fortunate to currently house a number of them.

In the past we have had previous breeding success within the EEP breeding programme for this species. When Komodo dragons are fully grown the males can reach up to 3 metres long.

The Komodo dragon is the largest surviving lizard in the. The Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis), also known as the Komodo monitor, is a species of lizard found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, and Gili Motang.A member of the monitor lizard family Varanidae, it is the largest extant species of lizard, growing to a maximum length of 3 metres (10 ft) in rare cases and weighing up to approximately 70 kilograms ( lb).

Giant Komodo dragons have been captured battling it out with each other in a scene that looks like it is straight out of a s adventure film. The incredible images showing the two large male. Many fear the Komodo dragon; it has more than just the ability to attack its prey with its sharp-like teeth.

Despite having the appearance of a slow and giant lizard, a Komodo Dragons can in fact run and chase its prey. It can detect prey and carcasses from miles away and even camouflage itself for Reviews: 5.

Komodo Dragon 2: Six SJtories (Komodo Dragon stories) (Volume 2) Paperback – Novem by J H Trembley (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other Author: J H Trembley. The Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) is the largest lizard in the world, and with its ancient appearance and evocative name, the Komodo conjures up the stuff of heavy-set body of the Komodo dragon is long with stocky legs and a long muscular tail; the scaly skin is greyish-brown all over.

Dragons from the island of Flores however, are earthen-red in colour with a yellow head. Did you know A Komodo Dragon can be a playful lizard they have poor hearing and ok eyesight, so they rely on their keen sense of smell to capture their meals or that they can swallow a goat in one gulp.

These are fun little tidbits that author Nancy Kelly Allen didn't quite fit into her newest release Dear Komodo Dragon. Readers will find many more fun facts as they read the letters. In an extremely rare occurrence, a Komodo dragon was seen on camera in Indonesia finishing up a strange lunch — an entire monkey.

Although this terrifying species is known to be carnivorous and. This book shares information about komodo dragons in a rather unusual way. A girl corresponds with a komodo dragon through letters.

And through the letters the komodo dragon tells the girl about himself and how he lives. This makes for an imaginative presentation of information in a fictional format/5(10). Komodo Island is one of the three larger land masses that make up Komodo National Park.

The other two islands, one of which also features the animals, are expected to remain open. After scanning Komodo dragon specimens with high-powered X-rays, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin think they have an answer: other Komodo dragons. Jessica Maisano, a scientist in the UT Jackson School of Geosciences, led the research, which was published Sept in the journal The Anatomical Record.

Cape Breton author Douglas Arthur Brown (The Komodo Dragon and Other Stories, CBU Press ), has published a new novel Quintet (Key Porter Books, ), which is getting favourable reviews. Congratulations on a fine novel Douglas.Know Before You Go.

The Komodo dragon diorama can be found on the 3rd floor of the museum in the Reptilian and Amphibian gallery. AMNH is open from 10 a.m. to p.m. every day.story of the komodo dragon Download story of the komodo dragon or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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