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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 Dragons and Elements 33293
2 Dragons & Colors 20035
3 Amphisbaena 25359
4 Amphiptere 21880
5 Dragonet 18013
6 Firedrake 22463
7 Hydra 19890
8 Icedrake 18634
9 Naga 19970
10 Ourobouros 17403

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