Jumat, 25 Maret 2011

Mystery of the Missing Komodo Dragons at the Surabaya Zoo

Mystery of the Missing Komodo Dragons at the Surabaya Zoo. Three komodo child at the Surabaya Zoo lost. To this day, to which the disappearance of three rare species has not been determined. "We are still handled the Police, the investigation is being carried out, the last update that way," said a spokesman for the Surabaya Zoo, Agus Supangkat.

According to Agus, there are several possible causes of the loss of three dragons that. The first possibility, he added, Komodo eaten by each other. Moreover, it is known dragons are carnivores that have a tendency cannibals.

"Maybe also because Komodo is still small, they have a habit of creeping in the trees. Especially in the cage there are some plants," said Agus. If it is true that Komodo dragons out-cage, the manager predicted, they were among the trees at the zoo.

While the third possibility, "Komodo is taken. We submit the case to the police, the manager only to deliver the report."

Problem chronology loss of Komodo, Agus explained, the case began when the zoo move the 21 species of dragons - from the head 53 zoo collections - into a new cage. The transfer was conducted from December 18, 2011. However, on March 1, 2011, are known to decrease first dragon tail. Then four days later, reduced again two tails.

Although it was not clear why the dragon vanished, to anticipate the possibility of the animal outside the cage, the manager has cut the branches in the cage. "We previously also had planted a chip in the identity of the body of the dragon. But for the little we have not had time to do," he said.

Komodo dragons are endangered species native to Indonesia are believed to be the 'last dinosaur on earth'. Wildlife 2500 is estimated to live in their natural habitat tail.
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  1. I think that if young lizards were handled by humans, then the instinct of mother or larger lizards is to eat them. Please, in the future, protect young lizards by placing in separate housing from large animals.