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Sunday, February 07, 2016

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 31440
2 Worm 19573
3 Amphisbaena 25359
4 Amphiptere 21880
5 Hydra 19890
6 Firedrake 22462
7 Icedrake 18633
8 Tatzelworm 16196
9 Naga 19967
10 Ourobouros 17401
11 Dragonet 18012
12 Dragons & Colors 20035
13 Dragons and Elements 33291