Chinese Dragon Coloring Pages to Print
Coloringpagesfortoddlers.com – Do you like coloring activities?. Chinese Dragon Coloring Pages will be nice idea to spend your free time. As we know, Dragon is a mythological representation of a reptile avian traits, that features in the myths of many cultures around world. In antiquity, dragons were mostly envisaged as serpents, but since the Middle Ages, it has become common to depict them with legs, resembling a lizard. These are suitable for a dragon theme, Chinese New Year holiday celebrations.
Dragons are usually shown in modern times with a body like a huge lizard, or a snake with two pairs of lizard-type legs, and able to emit fire from their mouths.
There are two distinct cultural traditions of dragons: the European dragon, derived from European folk tale traditions and ultimately related to Greek and Middle Eastern mythologies, and the Chinese dragon, with counterparts in Japan (namely the Japanese dragon), Korea and other East Asian countries.
Though most people can easily picture a dragon, people’s ideas and descriptions of dragons vary dramatically. Some dragons have wings; others don’t. Some dragons can speak or breathe fire; others can’t. Some are only a few feet long; others span miles.
Some dragons live in palaces under the ocean, while others can only be found in caves and inside mountains.