December 12, 2017

Dragon World comes to Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium

Dragon World has arrived at Wildlife World Zoo
Aquarium. 

This new display of animal exhibits features giant ectotherms —
living “dragons.”

Like all reptiles, these creatures use the environment to
control their body temperatures. Dragon World features large
acrylic panels including some with underwater viewing to provide
visitors with an up-close look at these amazing animals.  The
centerpiece of Dragon World is “Jaws” — the only saltwater
crocodile in Arizona. 

Saltwater crocodiles from Australia and Southeast Asia are the
largest and one of the most fearsome varieties of crocodilian in
the world.  While many smaller crocodilians including the Nile
croc, the African Dwarf

Source: http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/local/the_valley/westvalley/article_5fd9b9f4-2034-529f-ba81-9bd95e1ad4c9.html