LAIR OR NEST - Among boulders or rocks on the highest part of mountains
DIMENSIONS [ADULT] - 15 feet long, 8 to 10 feet high
COLORATION - Iridensent purple, also red, blue, and green
FORMS OF ATTACK - Fire breath, constriction with tail
FOOD - Buffalo, gophers, prairie dogs, jackrabbits
SCIENTIFIC NAME - 'Draco Americanus tex'
American amphitheres are also known as Draco Americanus tex. Unlike the Mexican specimen, American amphitheres have more moth-like wings than bird-like. Sometimes they are called 'The Moth dragon' or 'The giant moth.'