Wednesday, 12 August 2015

There Be Dragons!

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Stories of enormous, terrifying reptilian beasts have been part of folklore around the world for longer than the written record can tell us. And while the beasts in these stories vary greatly, they have several traits in common.

They are virtually always depicted as having snakelike or lizardlike bodies, they're almost always covered or partially covered in scales, and they often (but not always) have wings. Here are some of the most historically significant dragonlike beasts ever recorded.

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