A FEARSOME-LOOKING 10ft dragon searching for love has arrived at Chester Zoo after a cross-channel dash from France.
Kimaan, a Komodo Dragon who normally lives at Thoiry Zoo just outside Paris, has made the trip to meet potential mates Flora and Nessy.
Komodo Dragons are meat-eating lizards with poisonous fangs (sic) and they can grow to a 18 feet in length. In the wild they eat pigs, deer, fish and even buffalo, using their long tongues to sniff out their prey.
Kevin Buley, curator of reptiles, said: "Kimaan has come over to find himself a mate and we hope that he will become friendly with one of our girls and breed.
Saturday, January 28, 2006
KOMODO DRAGONS - 10ft dragon is searching for love
Here's the Manchester Evening News with an article on an amorous Komodo Dragon arriving at Chester Zoo, looking for some cold-blooded red-hot luvvin'...