Officials at the Bioparc Fuengirola zoo in Spain said five Komodo dragons hatchling have been born
The first successful breeding of Komodo dragons has taken place at a zoo in southern Spain after five hatchlings were born.
According to Reuters on Tuesday, March 28, this is the first successful breeding of Komodo dragons in Spain for a decade.
Milagros Robledo, the head of the Herpetology department at the Bioparc Fuengirola zoo said, “This is a great achievement for all of us”.
Calling herself the “mother of dragons”, she said, “It was a great task, very tedious and time-consuming, but one that has given us a lot of satisfaction. Robledo also stated that “the hatchlings represented “a hopeful future” for the species”.
As per officials at the zoo, the hatchlings were laid by a Komodo dragon named Ora.
Five of her eggs were then incubated artificially.
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