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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Types of dragons

Although dragons occur in many legends around the world, there are strong differences between the various monsters that have been grouped together under the dragon label. Some dragons are said to breathe fire or to be poisonous. They are commonly portrayed as serpentine or reptilian, hatching from eggs and possessing typically scaly or feathered bodies.

European dragons are more often winged, while Chinese dragons resemble large snakes. Dragons can have a variable number of legs: none, two, four, or more when it comes to early European literature. Let's examine the main types of dragons. Visit Monstropedia, the Monstrous Encyclopedia for a more exhaustive list of creatures.

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1 Wyvern 26263
2 Worm 16671
3 Amphisbaena 20465
4 Amphiptere 16848
5 Hydra 16988
6 Firedrake 18140
7 Icedrake 15774
8 Tatzelworm 13625
9 Naga 16253
10 Ourobouros 14497
11 Dragonet 13532
12 Dragons & Colors 15400
13 Dragons and Elements 22242