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Wednesday, November 26, 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 26685
2 Worm 16972
3 Amphisbaena 21098
4 Amphiptere 17486
5 Hydra 17300
6 Firedrake 18584
7 Icedrake 16122
8 Tatzelworm 13933
9 Naga 16654
10 Ourobouros 14831
11 Dragonet 14023
12 Dragons & Colors 16038
13 Dragons and Elements 23802