Dragons are mythological creatures found in artwork, stories and legends.
No one really knows where the legends and stories of dragons came from or started.
Dragons are usually described as a huge, gigantic reptile or lizard like creature.
Sometimes they are shown with green scaly skin, wings and red eyes.
There are many different kinds of dragons.
Some dragons are said to blow fire, other dragons fly, some blow ice
Some say that dragons are poisonous.
Stories from the Middle Ages say that knights would go out to fight dragons as a test of their bravery.
It was believed that if you took a bath in a dragon’s blood it helped you see into the future.
A dragon’s tooth was believed to be good luck.
Dragons are sometimes shown as an evil creature.
In Japanese and Chinese culture, dragons are a sign of good fortune. Dragons are an important symbol in Chinese New Year celebrations. They are believed to bring good fortune and wealth.
There are many dragon decorations and dances during Chinese New Year.
Dragons are a real mystery!