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50 Fun Facts, Myths and Jokes about Dragons

IMG_025650 Fun Facts, Myths and Jokes about Dragons
1. The dragons are extremely large fire-breathing serpents.
2. They have scaly green bodies and enormous red wings.
3. The have two front legs and two back legs but they are capable of walking on all four legs.
4. Dragons live in caves in either mountains or caves.
5. They were very popular in the middle ages where armoured knights often battled with them which was seen a sign of their bravery.
6. Eastern dragons like Chinese dragons are much smaller than Western dragons.
7. Eastern dragons are friendly with humans whereas Western dragons scare humans.
8. Western dragons breath is poinsous where Eastern dragons breath is soft and cool and makes the clouds in the sky.
9. Many dragons have red slanted eyes.
10. The phoenix is a dragon with five claws.
11. The only known living dragon is the Indonesian Komodo dragons.
12. Dragons have an extra pair of lungs which helps them fly for longer.
13. Dragons love treasure.
14. Dragons can attack with their breath, claws, tails, horn.
15. They eat sheep, giant squid, sharks, polar bears, blue whales and lions.
16. If they are really hungry they might eat humans but they don’t really like the sweet taste.
17. A fully grown adult dragon is 10 metres tall.
18. A fully grown adult dragon is 3 metres wide.
19. Bearded dragons are only found in Australia.
20. Dragons are believed to be very wise. Ancient Greek stories tell us that Pythonesses learned from Dragons.
21. Dragons are fabulous guardians.
22. Dragons are very greedy, they like to hoard things.
23. The Dragon is one of the most powerful and lucky Signs of the Chinese Zodiac. If you were born in the following years then you were born in the year of the dragon:
22 January 1928 – 9 February 1929: Earth Dragon
8 February 1940 – 26 January 1941: Metal Dragon
27 January 1952 – 13 February 1953: Water Dragon
13 February 1964 – 1 February 1965: Wood Dragon
31 January 1976 – 17 February 1977: Fire Dragon
17 February 1988 – 5 February 1989: Earth Dragon
5 February 2000 – 23 December 2000: Metal Dragon
23 January 2012 – 9 February 2013: Water Dragon
10 February 2024 – 28 January 2025: Wood Dragon

24. People born in the year of dragon are said to be strong and ambitious. The dragon is roughly equivalent to the Western zodiac sign Aries.
25. There are many different types of dragons.Amphiter
26. Many popular stories with dragons are Harry Potterby Jk Rowling and The Hobbit by Jr Tolkien
27. Drinking dragons’s blood makes you see into the future.
28. The word for Dragon in Chinese is
29. The Word for Dragon in German
30. The word for Dragon in Irish
31. The word for Dragon in French is
32. The word for Dragon in Spanish
33. The word for Dragon in Italian
34. If you find a dragon’s tooth keep it as it will bring you good luck.
35. Historians believes that dragons are dinosaur’s cousins.
36. Amphiptere-does not have wings.
37. Drake – the rarest dragon.
38. Eastern Dragon – the bossiest dragon
39. Hydra – it has lots of heads. Comes from Greece.
40. Lindurm dragon was first discovered by Marco Polo in south East Asia while he was on his travels.
41. Sea Serpent – they have long tales but no arms or legs.
42. Western Dragon-The very term dragon is usually thought to be a Western dragon.
43. Two dragons walk into a bar… and one says, ‘It’s hot in here’, and the other dragon says, ‘Shut your mouth.’
44. Why do dragons sleep during the day? So they can fight knights.
45. How do you tell if there’s a dragon in your closet?
46. The door won’t close.
47. Dragons also guard the entrances to enchanted castles or wondrous caves where further mysteries are found.
48. Eastern dragons are still shown in parades around the world celebrating the Chinese New Year with the Dragon Dance.







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