And look! It has grown wings! It must be close to maturing.
Young dragons are relatively defenseless. They are born with relatively soft scales, which are shed and replaced with harder ones as the hatchling matures. Once a hatchling’s wings grow in, it marks the beginning of maturation. At this point they are often capable of hunting on their own and are usually left alone by their mother.
She lost her group during a severe sandstorm. Since then she has been surviving with Alice, another young dragon of her kind who found her soon after. They have become good friends.
She boasts about being the quicker and more experienced in stealing food from her entire group, and sometimes tends to be annoying and hyperactive.
Even though she is the youngest it is in fact her who teaches Alice how to survive in the desert...