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Friday, July 03, 2015

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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# Article Title Hits
1 Dragons and Elements 28846
2 Dragons & Colors 18132
3 Amphisbaena 23290
4 Amphiptere 19652
5 Dragonet 15964
6 Firedrake 20520
7 Hydra 18607
8 Icedrake 17379
9 Naga 18242
10 Ourobouros 16123

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