Due to this fact, I am very happy when Kompas reported that three Komodo females have give birth to 25 baby Komodos at a zoo in Surabaya, East Java.
Indonesian Zoo Welcomes Birth of 25 Komodo Dragons
Jumat, 26 Maret 2010 | 07:36 WIB
He said Thursday that the babies, weighing between 2.8 ounces (80 grams) and 4.2 ounces (120 grams), brought to 69 the number of the giant lizards at the zoo, one of the largest in Southeast Asia. Eleven more eggs are expected to hatch in coming weeks.
Komodo dragons can be found in the wild primarily on the eastern Indonesian islands of Komodo, Padar and Rinca. The lizards — thought to number around 2,500 — can grow longer than 10 feet (3 meters) and weigh 150 pounds (70 kilograms).