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The Chinese Dragon

Almost a century ago, after 14 years of studying the the highly-esteemed creature that is Chinese dragon, L. Newton Hayes concluded that there are real dragons living in China today. 90 years later, his findings read more like a work … Continue reading

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Here Be Dragons! Why?

Is there anybody from the age of four onwards on the face of the Earth who isn’t aware of the mythological creature popularly known as the dragon? The exceptions would be so relatively rare that I would have to conclude … Continue reading

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Japanese dragon tattoo Meanings

The Japanese dragon is one of the most popular mythological creatures picked for inking and a classic choice for a tattoo design. It is usually depicted as a wingless, heavily-scaled snake-like creature with small clawed legs and a horned or … Continue reading

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