Komodo Dragons Arrive at NZP
Two Komodo dragons, gifts from the people of Indonesia, arrive at the National Zoological Park. The two dragons, Friendty and Sobat, are the only members of the species (Varanus komodoensis) on exhibit in the Western Hemisphere.
National Zoological Park (U.S.)
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," September 1988, p. 2.
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