European dragon

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European dragons are legendary creatures in folklore and mythology among the overlapping cultures of Europe.
In both the modern period and ancient period, the European dragon is typically depicted as a large, fire-breathing, scaly, horned, lizard-like creature; the creature also has leathery, bat-like wings, four legs, and a long, muscular prehensile tail. Some depictions show dragons with feathered wings, crests, ear frills, fiery manes, ivory spikes running down its spine, and various exotic decorations.…continue reading →

Bisterne Dragon

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The Bisterne European dragon is a legend from the New Forest in England. The story takes place primarily in Bisterne, but also features Burley and Lyndhurst, and is one of the area’s most famous pieces of folklore.…continue reading →