A dragon is a legendary creature used in folklores from many ancient and diverse cultures around the world.
Dragons are usually depicted as a large reptile, possessing some magical power with a body of serpentine and/or reptilian influence. Many were depicted with wings and the general notion that they possessed the ability to breath fire. The shapes vary widely across the culture's that influenced it.
- In India, dragon is called naga. It is told on the Mahabharata script that naga is the childern from Resi Kasyapa and Dewi Kadru. They (dragon) has two cousins, that called Kaga.
- In China, dragon is called Lung or Liong. This creature resembles of a nature power, especially for storm.
- In European culture, dragon always two big wings and four legs, and also a fire-breathed creature. It resembles an evil power/creature.
- In ancient Greek culture, a multi-headed sea serpent named Hydra does battle with Hercules, a concept that influenced the Christian Greek writing of the battle between Michael the archangel and a great red dragon in the Book of Revelation.
Traditional dragons were likely born in the minds of primitive humans formed through a process of mental transmutation, effectively creating a hybrid of predators which threatened early humans at the time.