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Latest Dragons Stories

2014-02-07 23:22:23

The fantastic story of a world under the rule of dragon gods where a young wraith dancer assassin with incredible gifts and abilities is torn between her duty and her heart has been brought to

CSIRO 3D Dragon For Little Girl
2014-01-10 12:37:49

A seven-year-old girl’s wish for a dragon was answered by CSIRO with the help of a 3D printer.

2013-01-02 05:00:54

DRAGONmedallions are the new motivational and self-evaluation tools that use the image of the Chinese Dragon as part of a daily practice, to keep people on a successful track toward the attainment

Female Komodo Dragons Life Span Is Shorter Than Males Due To Extreme 'Housework'
2012-10-18 10:58:01

An international team of researchers has found that female Komodo Dragons live half as long as males on average, seemingly due to their physically demanding 'housework' such as building huge nests and guarding eggs for up to six months.

2012-08-03 23:01:41

Young being reared behind the scenes; will find homes in Monterey, other aquariums. (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 The Monterey Bay Aquarium animal care team

Iceland's Loch Ness Monster Caught On Video
2012-02-09 05:56:14

A mythical Icelandic monster known as Lagarfljót's Worm has reportedly been caught on video. Belief in the creature dates back to 1345 and sighting it is considered a bad omen.

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2008-04-23 10:43:05

Variety is the spice of life: too many males, too little time...

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2006-12-20 15:40:00

In an evolutionary twist, Flora the Komodo dragon has managed to become pregnant all on her own without any male help. She is carrying seven baby Komodo dragons.


Latest Dragons Reference Libraries

Drawing of a Sea serpent
2014-01-20 09:21:57

A sea serpent is creature that inhabit the oceans, lakes, and rivers, with sightings from almost every large body of water all over the world. Most sightings can be explained as misidentifications of real animals such as whales, oarfish, or sharks, like the frilled shark. Sea serpents have been reported for hundreds of years with sightings still being claimed today. Over 1,200 sightings have been identified by cryptozoologist Bruce Champagne. Other cryptozoologist have stated that sea...

Storsjöodjuret Stone
2014-01-20 08:23:29

The Storsjoodjuret is a legendary lake monster said to inhabit the 300 foot deep lake Storsjon in Jamtland, Sweden. In 1986, Storsjoodjuret, its offspring, and nest was put under a protection law for being an endangered species, but the law was withdrawn in 2005. Storsjoodjuret’s name was derived in 1899 as a combination of other Swedish words. The translation of these words, stor (great), sjo (lake), odjur (monster), when combined, the results become “Great Lake Monster”. The...

Naga Stone worship
2014-01-19 13:29:46

The naga (male) and nagini (female) are entities primarily in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, that takes the form of a snake (king cobra). But, naga in other types, are also found in other cultures from  Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Mekong, Java, and the Philippines. In Hinduism, the naga is still part of the modern culture. In India, they are nature spirits that protect the water of springs, wells, and rivers. They bring the rain, but also are believed to cause floods and droughts....

Jersey Devil
2013-11-04 10:48:27

The Jersey Devil is a creature in folklore that dates back to early Native American legends. It is claimed to roam the area in Southern New Jersey around the Pine Barrens. But, reported sightings, especially in the early 1900s, have been from all over New Jersey. Descriptions of the creature vary, but the most common is that it has the head of a goat, kangaroo-like body, bat-like wings, horns, small arms, clawed front hands, hooves on the rear legs, and a forked tail. The origin of this...

Sirrush (Mushussu)
2013-10-07 08:04:52

The Sirrush, also known as the mushussu, is a hybrid from Babylonian mythology. Dating back to the sixth century BC it is depicted on the Ishtar Gate of the City of Babylon. A German archeologist Robert Koldewey discovered the Gate in 1902 and thought the sirrush was a representation of a real animal. The sirrush is displayed on the gate alongside other animals like a lion and a rimi (an extinct type of cattle). It is described as a dragon with scales, eagle-like hind legs and talons,...

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