Mountain Dragon

No. 801629

by Safari Ltd
$18.99

Mountain dragons reside in extinct volcanoes and high mountain passes, always among loose rocks where caves provide cover. Their reddish brown color camouflages them perfectly to their surroundings, where they hold complete dominion.

  • Scientific Name: Draco arturus
  • Characteristics: The mountain dragon is the stuff legends are made of. With a long neck, massive wings, clawed feet, and a spiked tail, this green-eyed dragon answers to no one.
  • Size and Color: At nearly 9 inches long, this rust-colored dragon is one of the largest in our collection. Green eyes and a silver underbelly provide striking contrast.
  • The Mountain Dragon is part of the Dragons collection.
  • All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free.

Product Description

History

Among dragons, few are more respected than the mountain dragon, with only the dragon king and sun dragon held in higher esteem among the species. To humans, the massive mountain dragon, with its piercing eyes, armored hide, and formidable spikes, represents one of the most feared of all dragons. Because of their remote homes, however, human contact is limited and mountain dragon populations remain strong.

Story

The mountain seemed to have life still. The mountain dragon had chosen this small coastal city, Pompeii, the humans called it, as a place of respite in his old age. As he’d scratched a cave deep into its side, the mountain began to grumble from its depths. The ancient peak wasn’t ready to be silenced. He shrugged his huge wings and stretched his neck, sniffing deep into the cave he’d recently made his home. Yes, there it was, the smell of fire from within the mountain. Perhaps another home would be best. Still, it wouldn’t do to leave this quiet city behind without at least scaring the locals. The mountain dragon crawled forward, the rumbling noise growing behind him. He stretched his wings and lifted up into the sky, soaring toward the nearby city. He smiled as his far-seeing eyes spied vacationers running for cover. He’d never caused quite this reaction before. The noise from the mountain behind him increased, but he was enjoying the sights and sounds of fear in front of him too much to pay any notice. He smiled again. Maybe he would stay here after all.

  • Recommended Age: 4+
  • Size in cm: 23 L x 15 W x 7.5 H
Present Status It is currently estimated that there are over a dozen but less than a hundred Mountain Dragons alive, but it is almost impossible to confirm an exact number.
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