There are legends of these great creatures that have captivated millions of people throughout background. Sadly, dragons as we imagine them do not exist, but nature surprises us with a genus of animals that are closest to dragons. The Draco category, likewise called “flying dragons”, belongs to the Agamidae family of lizards. These lizards stay in the trees of the tropical woodlands of Southeast Asia.
These wonderful animals are 8 to 10 inches long. They have membranes on the side of their trunk which enables them to glide from tree to tree, reaching up to 60 meters in range, shedding just 10 meters in altitude.
The diet of the reptiles of this genus is based primarily on bugs, especially tree ants.
The only time these animals come down from the trees is when it is time to reproduce. The male flying dragon utilizes its folding membranes to obtain the woman’s attention and thus initiate the courtship process.
The colors and qualities of each flying dragon vary relying on the species, however they all have peculiarities that make them unique.
These animals are certainly a beauty of nature that seem out of a fairy tale.