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2014-02-07 23:22:23

The fantastic story of a world under the rule of dragon gods where a young wraith dancer assassin with incredible gifts and abilities is torn between her duty and her heart has been brought to life in a new fantasy audiobook by SciFi Publishing. (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 SciFi Publishing is pleased to announce its newest fantasy audiobook, " Serpent Kings Saga (Omnibus Edition),” written by bestselling author James Somers, now available on Amazon, Audible and iTunes....

CSIRO 3D Dragon For Little Girl
2014-01-10 12:37:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A seven-year-old girl’s wish for a dragon was answered by CSIRO with the help of a 3D printer. Sophie, from Brisbane, Australia, wrote to scientists at CSIRO asking the "lovely scientists" if they could make her a dragon. “My name is Sophie and I am 7 years old. My dad told me about the scientists at the CSIRO. Would it be possible if you can make a dragon for me. I would like it if you could but if you can’t thats fine,” the...

2013-10-28 16:21:48

PANAMA CITY, Panama, Oct. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Guillermo Cruz, President respectfully reports: Please be advised that Gold Dragon holds 100% of the contractual rights of the Belencillo Property Concessions, including the Palmilla Deposit (known as File 99-50 at the Mineral Resources Department of Panama). PTQ.TO has contractual rights to 17% to 20% of Gold Dragon's stock by the way of an Option/JV Agreement dated May 6, 2005 signed with PTQ.TO. This can be verified by reading...

2013-07-12 16:21:55

Parks aids the church by equipping readers against the deceptive Leviathan MAITLAND, Fla., July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Through LaQuisha M. Parks' new book, Job 41: The Leviathan Spirit of Pride? ($12.99, paperback, 978-1-62419-652-2; $6.99, e-book, 978-1-62419-653-9) captives will be set free and restoration will be provided to those who have lost their vision, by exposing a spirit that has masked itself in the church as a spiritual mentor. Parks provides a detailed...

2013-01-02 05:00:54

DRAGONmedallions are the new motivational and self-evaluation tools that use the image of the Chinese Dragon as part of a daily practice, to keep people on a successful track toward the attainment of New Year´s Resolutions. The “FIVE STEPS TO SUCCESS” process that goes with the DRAGONmedallions has been developed by strategic planning consultant, author and designer Barbara Bacigalupi to give the necessary vision and structure to increase the success rate for making life...

Female Komodo Dragons Life Span Is Shorter Than Males Due To Extreme 'Housework'
2012-10-18 10:58:01

An international team of researchers has found that female Komodo Dragons live half as long as males on average, seemingly due to their physically demanding 'housework' such as building huge nests and guarding eggs for up to six months. The results provide important information on the endangered lizards' growth rate, lifestyle and population differences, which may help plan conservation efforts. The Komodo dragon is the world's largest lizard. Their formidable body size enables them to...

2012-08-03 23:01:41

Young being reared behind the scenes; will find homes in Monterey, other aquariums. (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 The Monterey Bay Aquarium animal care team and a nurturing weedy sea dragon dad have achieved a milestone reached by only four other aquariums in North America: the birth of a brood of sea dragon babies. More than 80 of the inch-long fish — Australian relatives of the seahorse — began hatching on July 22. The father, who carried the eggs in a brood pouch under his tail,...

Iceland's Loch Ness Monster Caught On Video
2012-02-09 05:56:14

A mythical Icelandic monster known as Lagarfljót's Worm has reportedly been caught on video.  Belief in the creature dates back to 1345 and sighting it is considered a bad omen. The Daily Mail Online reports that in the legend, a girl placed a heather worm inside a ring of gold in order to make the ring grow. But, when she returned the worm had grown into a serpent but the gold ring stayed the same size. In fear she flung the ring into Lake Lagarfljót where...

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2008-04-23 10:43:05

Variety is the spice of life: too many males, too little time...Female Australian painted dragon lizards are polyandrous - that is, they mate with as many males as they can safely get access to. This promiscuous behavior is often found in species where male quality is dubious and there are high levels of infertility in the male population. Female painted dragons possess the remarkable ability to store sperm inside their reproductive tract that remain viable for a considerable amount of time,...

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2006-12-20 15:40:00

By MARIA CHENG, AP Medical Writer CHESTER, England - In an evolutionary twist, Flora the Komodo dragon has managed to become pregnant all on her own without any male help. She is carrying seven baby Komodo dragons. "We were blown away when we realized what she'd done," said Kevin Buley, a reptile expert at Flora's home at the Chester Zoo in this town in northern England. "But we certainly won't be naming any of the hatchlings Jesus." Other reptile species reproduce asexually in a process...


Latest Dragons Reference Libraries

Drawing of a Sea serpent
2014-01-20 09:21:57

A sea serpent is creature that inhabit the oceans, lakes, and rivers, with sightings from almost every large body of water all over the world. Most sightings can be explained as misidentifications of real animals such as whales, oarfish, or sharks, like the frilled shark. Sea serpents have been reported for hundreds of years with sightings still being claimed today. Over 1,200 sightings have been identified by cryptozoologist Bruce Champagne. Other cryptozoologist have stated that sea...

Storsjöodjuret Stone
2014-01-20 08:23:29

The Storsjoodjuret is a legendary lake monster said to inhabit the 300 foot deep lake Storsjon in Jamtland, Sweden. In 1986, Storsjoodjuret, its offspring, and nest was put under a protection law for being an endangered species, but the law was withdrawn in 2005. Storsjoodjuret’s name was derived in 1899 as a combination of other Swedish words. The translation of these words, stor (great), sjo (lake), odjur (monster), when combined, the results become “Great Lake Monster”. The...

Naga Stone worship
2014-01-19 13:29:46

The naga (male) and nagini (female) are entities primarily in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, that takes the form of a snake (king cobra). But, naga in other types, are also found in other cultures from  Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Mekong, Java, and the Philippines. In Hinduism, the naga is still part of the modern culture. In India, they are nature spirits that protect the water of springs, wells, and rivers. They bring the rain, but also are believed to cause floods and droughts....

Jersey Devil
2013-11-04 10:48:27

The Jersey Devil is a creature in folklore that dates back to early Native American legends. It is claimed to roam the area in Southern New Jersey around the Pine Barrens. But, reported sightings, especially in the early 1900s, have been from all over New Jersey. Descriptions of the creature vary, but the most common is that it has the head of a goat, kangaroo-like body, bat-like wings, horns, small arms, clawed front hands, hooves on the rear legs, and a forked tail. The origin of this...

Sirrush (Mushussu)
2013-10-07 08:04:52

The Sirrush, also known as the mushussu, is a hybrid from Babylonian mythology. Dating back to the sixth century BC it is depicted on the Ishtar Gate of the City of Babylon. A German archeologist Robert Koldewey discovered the Gate in 1902 and thought the sirrush was a representation of a real animal. The sirrush is displayed on the gate alongside other animals like a lion and a rimi (an extinct type of cattle). It is described as a dragon with scales, eagle-like hind legs and talons,...

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