A doggerel series about odd or little-known animals.
The flying dragon occurs in southern India and Southeast Asia. This includes the Philippine Islands and Borneo. The species prefers rain forests and tropical areas that can provide adequate number of trees that the lizard can use for jumping and gliding. Read more: http://www.strangeanimals.info/2014/12/draco-volans-real-life-dragon.html#ixzz4TQVFPXrC
“Wow! I can fly!” he told his mom,
Who—trying, trying—stayed so calm.
“Well, sort of fly,” his mom replied.
“But really all you do is glide.”
“Well, that’s more fun than standing pat!”
Her son announced in nothing flat.
He glided from the tallest tree
And landed, well, right next to me.
“You should be scared!” the dragon roared.
While I was acting kind of bored.
“I’ll write about you in my blog!
But, yo, you aren’t exactly Smaug!”
And so he slinked, depressed, away.
You must be careful what you say.
(To little dragons.)