In Asian cultures the dragon play an important role. Throughout the centuries, this imposing figure has come to represent strength, power, and good luck. Folklore and mythology has this magical beast controlling the weather; be it rain, typhoons, and floods. To be compared to a dragon means you possess virtues such as nobility, intelligence, bravery, heroism, and goodness, among many others. Chinese dynasties throughout history have used the dragon symbol to highlight their status. Even today, the dragon can be felt among China and the rest of Asia.Dragons are associated with virility.
The next time it will be the year of the dragon will be in 2024. 2017 is the year of the rooster.
These majestic creatures were believed to ward off evil spirits.
News sites report that the beast was killed shortly after.
A farmer frustrated that this creature kept eating his rabbits, shot it dead.
The original nine features of a dragon are the head of a camel, eyes of a demon, neck of a snake, belly of a clam, claws of an eagle, soles of a tiger, ears of a cow, a lump on the head, and horns of a stag.
81 are yang (positive), while 36 are yin (negative).
Great way to keep the legend alive until you get caught!