Dragon Ride - Dragon Slayers, Legends & Serpent Dragons

dragons embrace the world

Real animals inspired the dragon stories pervasive throughout world cultures.

Oarfish – A Real Sea Serpent

The origin of the ultimate fish story, the oarfish can easily exceed 20 feet in length. With a red-crested dorsal fin, it has a definite dragon flair. Read on…

Zeuglodonts - Extinct Whales As Sea Serpents

The fossil record indicates that large animals once existed that fit dragon myths very well. The marine mammals known as zeuglodonts were 60 feet long, and it is speculated that they may have come onto land to birth and mate. Read on…

Kuehneosaurus - The Little Dragon

Did flying snakes once live in Wales ? According to anecdotal evidence from as recently as the 1800s, a winged serpents once hunted in the region of Glamorgan. Read on…

Mokele-mbembe - The Dragon of the Congo

The pygmy people who inhabit the forests and swamps of the Congo claim that a dragon lives in the region. Known as the Mokele-mbembe, its description fits that of a sauropod dinosaur. Read on…

Komodo Dragon

The pitiless eyes and dripping deadly jaws of the Komodo dragon warn that every dragon legend is served with a slice of truth. This largest living lizard recorded by science has plenty of dragon in it to frighten the real world. Read on…


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