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Saturday, May 30, 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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1 Dragons and Elements 28089
2 Dragons & Colors 17847
3 Amphisbaena 22930
4 Amphiptere 19260
5 Dragonet 15590
6 Firedrake 20165
7 Hydra 18384
8 Icedrake 17196
9 Naga 17998
10 Ourobouros 15908

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