Exploding swamp dragons

Rebekah Garratt


A personal favourite pet of the noblemen and women, Draco vulgaris, more known as swamp dragons, are small flying dragons. These dragons consume a range of objects that have combustible capabilities this allows them to produce flames. A consequence of this is that the dragon has a habitat of exploding due to indigestion or over-excitement. The paper discusses the possible reasons that the dragons explode and the chemicals that may be involved.


Book; Biology; Swamp dragons; Ketosis; Human combustion; Discworld; Terry Pratchett

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