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Friday, July 25, 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 26074
2 Worm 16548
3 Amphisbaena 20168
4 Amphiptere 16544
5 Hydra 16857
6 Firedrake 17954
7 Icedrake 15632
8 Tatzelworm 13511
9 Naga 16114
10 Ourobouros 14369
11 Dragonet 13296
12 Dragons & Colors 15102
13 Dragons and Elements 21634