Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on June 21, 1936 · Page 16
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Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas · Page 16

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Sunday, June 21, 1936
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LIKE THEIR. COUSINS, THE SNAKES, THE. DRAGONS HAVE. FORKED TONGUES. ..(SfANT OPAGONS.. THEY PREY UPON 'SMALL ANIMALS OF KOMODO ISLAND. SUCH AS PKaS, FOWLS AND EVEN SMALLER LIZARDS. ON KOMODO ISLAND, DUTCH EAST INDIES, THERE LIVE THE LARGEST LIZARDS IN THE WORLD.. .GIANT CREATURES THAT ARE LIVING MODELS OF THE. DRAGONS ABOUT WHICH WE READ IN FABLES. FIERCE AS; THEVARS?: GIANT ,-• DRAGONS ARE TAMED EASILY; AND MAKE NO, EFFORTS TO BITE HUMANS. UNTIL.I9tt,WHEN A SCIENTIFIC-* EXPEDITION VISITED THE ISLAND, ; STORIES OF THESE HUGE LIZARDS f -•V WERE DISCREDITED. . IEY A\AKE THEIR. _ HOMES IN THE ROCKY SOIL, BY DIG6IN& LARGE HOLES BENEATH THE ROOTS OF TREES/ AS DARKNESS FALLS, THEY SEEK. THE SHELTER OF THESE DENS; BUT, AT DAWN, THEY GO ABROAD IN THEIR DAIIV SEARCH FOR SOMETHIN& TO EAT, FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS By Blosser I BELIEVE I HEAR SOMEONE DOWMSTAIRS IT MAY BE A BURGLAR .' I HAVEN'T A GUM; EITHER. 1 JUST GIVE HIM A CHANCE TO PROVE HOW VALUABLE HE is, POP! WE NEED HIM HERE... HE'S'A.SWELL WATCHDOG.' AW, POP, YOU JUST CANT DO THAT.' THAT DOG IS GETTING TOO BIG PDR THIS HOUSE.' WE'LL.' HAVE TO GIVE HIM TO SOME- OWE WHO.HAS ;=,>•>—•sX%7 MORE ROOM'.' HELLO, POLICE? THERE WAS A BURGLAR )W OUR HOUSE...OUR DOG CHASED HIM ...HE SHOULD BE SOMEWHERE IN ~MZ^-?-~'' ( WE'LL NEIGHBORHOOD SOMEOHEMS DOWN THERE.POODLES.' GO WO MISTAKE ABOUT IT, MR. M'6O6S&Y..-.. WE w*s WEAOIWS VDUR COAT, WITH /THE WHOLE BACK. RIPPEI SAY YbU CAUGHT HIM? FINE 'FINE.' ARE NtXJ SURE THE RIGHT MAN ? 1 TOLD ^OU HE WAS A GOOD WATCHDOG .' THERE GOES THE PHONE/ POP! I GUESS I WAS MISTAKEN ABOUT YOU; FOOPLES..nfoU'RE A PAWDV WATCHDOG .'.' \

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