Look, it’s grown frills, and the glow around it has become even brighter.
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.
A shy and sickly little creature, this male spends most of his time at home, nestled away in the protective coils of his parents and caring more about being warm and safe than exploring the world outside.