New at the Zoo - December 2017 - Page 1

Not one, not two … but 11 Komodo dragons hatch at the Zoo

Fort Worth Zoo celebrates conservation success with hatchings of Komodo dragons For the first time in its 108-year history, the Fort Worth Zoo proudly announces the hatchings of 11 Komodo dragons. Upon hatching, the juveniles were approximately 12 to 15 inches long and weighed less than half a pound each – or about as much as a bar of soap. This reptile is listed as vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The female Komodo dragon came to the Zoo in... Read More
Posted by Avery Elander at Monday, December 11, 2017