Unlike western dragons,the Chinese dragons represent peace and fortune.And it is believed by Chinese people that they are the heir of Chinese Dragons. So they use Chinese Dragons,or Long in Chinese,for the hope of good luck in the year.
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In China, dragons represent power, dignity, and honor. The Chinese believed that dragons were holy and that their kings were descended from dragons. It is so deeply imbedded in their culture that a long time ago, to not to believe in dragons meant getting executed.
They usually represent wealth, happiness, and good luck.
There's Chinese dragons on Chinese New Year because dragons are a sign of luck to Chinese.
no not all dragons are Chinese
No, European Dragons are stronger and larger than Chinese dragons but they are not the best.
Dragons are very important to Chinese culture. Chinese dragons are very wise. They are not the evil princess eating dragons that the west have. Dragons stand for the power of the Emperor in the old China.
Dragons are mythical animals. Stories of dragons possibly were inspired by ancient discoveries of dinosaur fossils; however, the people didn't know how to interpret the fossils and thus thought that the animal was a dragon. European and Chinese dragons are fairly different. European dragons have larger, wings than Chinese dragons. Also, generally, European dragons have a more 'dinosaur-like head,' whereas Chinese dragons appear to have a sort of 'mustache.' Both kinds usually have four legs, and can fly. European dragons usually are said to be able to blow fire. Chinese dragons are very long and narrow (almost like a snake), whereas European dragons have a body plan more similar to that of the extinct dinosaurs. In European legends, dragons usually represent evil, whereas Chinese dragons have always been revered as divine and wise creatures.
they are both dragons!
Chinese think that dragons are fantasy. They think dragons would look like many animals morphed together.
Chinese dragons have five claws, whiskers, and feathery tails. Western dragons often have no legs, or a clawed tail.
The Chinese felt that dragons were powerful and used them as symbols of the Chinese emperor and family.
Frilled dragons can not live together with Chinese water dragons because both lizards require very different environments. Frilled dragons live in dry scrub, while Chinese water dragons need to live in riverside rainforests.
Chinese Water Dragons can live up to approximately 15 years
Chinese water dragons can grow up to 3 feet
Because they are seen as 'good dragons,' and the Chinese believed that 'good dragons' should be brightly coloured to make them more friendly.
Dragons are ancient symbols in Chinese society. They are considered to be sacred animals. They are old and wise animals. The Chinese dragon has never been the source of fear that Western dragons have. Dragons are popular symbols on kites, and "dragons" take part in most parades.
bearded dragons, Chinese water dragons, water dragons and skinks.
The Chinese believe dragons are really important and symbolize a life of peace and happiness
Dragons are part of Chinese mythology and they also bring good luck.
No, not all Chinese believe in dragons. It is, after all, myth. Well, do YOU believe in faries?
In modern times, the Chinese dragons are mainly used for decorative purposes.
For some reason, the Chinese invented dragons. They represent honor and courage and stuff like that. And when they have that dragon parade throught the city during new years, the dragon represents a new beginning.