Know What Science Says About Fire Breathing Dragons

Dragons, The flying Dragons, The fire-breathing Dragons are fear, Curious to know some fascinating things about this giant and dangerous creatures, then keep on reading this article.

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Know What Science Says About Fire Breathing Dragons

Dragons are one of the scariest, mysterious and popular mythological creatures. In many cultures, dragons are represented as dangerous creatures, the symbols of power, also we can differentiate it on the basis of areas like Asian dragons are typically kind creatures whereas European dragons are dangerous and evil.

No wonder, Dragons tales garnered so much attention in many cultures from America to Europe to India to China. But, among all the most popular dragons is the fire-breathing Dragon.

Well, it's hard to believe that flying, the fire-breathing dragon could exist in real life, right? In fact, they are not discovered but still, some fossil record says it does exist. However, it's really difficult to fetch the data about when or where stories of dragons first emerged, but the huge, flying animals were explained by the ancient Greeks and Sumerians.

Popular Thoughts About Dragons

Some people believe that they are useful and protective while on the other hand some said that they are harmful and dangerous. Some people believe that they are useful and protective while on the other hand, some said that they are harmful and dangerous.

Well, it is hard to clear because in medieval times, most people who heard anything about dragons knew them from the Bible and most of the people belong to Christian religion believed in the literal existence of dragons.

Also, if you ever heard about Leviathan — the massive monster, so you can easily evaluate about Dragons, it is described in detail in the Book of Job, chapter 41 — seems to describe a dragon in detail:

People also have explained this creature dramatically Some dragons have wings; others don't. Some dragons can speak properly while on other hands some Dragons breathe fire. Some are only a few feet long; others are quite giant or huge we can say. Some dragons live in under the ocean, whereas the other Dragons can only be found in caves and inside mountains. Well, there are countless talks allied to dragons.

In the real life also Dragons continue to capture the public's imagination through some books and of course through films. How can forget the most popular series the Game of Thrones book, this series gave the unique meaning to the identity of the dragons.

Well, there are many dragons but there is something special and unique about the flying and fire breath creatures. Let’s find it out here

Height & Size of This Flying Creatures- Dragons

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Huge, giant, large are some of the words that immediately strikes into our mind when it comes to flying Dragons. According to the studies often the birds suffered the sudden attack from the Dragons so, there is no point for any debate about whether the dragons could fly or not. But the main concern is their actual size.

Well, it's pretty shocking to know that our imagination was right, the dragons were actually large enough to prey on people.

According to the records, the late Cretaceous pterosaur Quetzalcoatlus northropi was one of the largest known flying animals, its size may vary but the ideal was wingspan of about 36 feet and weight around 200 kilograms, it can easily take down a man. So, we can easily guess about the flying dragons’ weight and size.

Well, we cannot ignore the fact that there are few dragons which did not have wings but they can also fly and they seem like snake Dragons.

All About Their Fire Breath Capabilities

Flying dragons are ok but, there is no prove exist about fire-breathing animals, while on the different side of the coin it wouldn't be impossible for an animal to breath and remove flames.

According to the scientist this ability can be developed by any animals. As we humans inhale oxygen, living organism also inhale some gas in order to survive. Maybe the Dragons used flammable gas. There are lot of gases used for different purpose for example the Hydrogen peroxide is a common metabolic by-product. Acids are used for digestion. Methane is a flammable by-product of digestion whereas the Catalases improve the efficiency of chemical reactions.

So, the studies said that a dragon could store the essential chemicals until it's time to use them and then forcefully remove them, and ignite them either chemically or mechanically.

So, after this statement we can say that fire-breathing is certainly possible with some species. It hasn't been witnessed yet, but that doesn't mean no species has ever developed the ability.

Some Claims

Dragon is such a heavy word that includes several tales and claims.  It’s about only a few centuries ago an eyewitness confirmed the presence of Dragons from sailors returning from Indonesia. He encountered a Komodo Dragon which is basically a type of monitor lizard. It can be aggressive and deadly with 10 feet long length.

Also studies have revealed that the bite of a Komodo dragon was really deadly because of toxic bacteria in its mouth, though is was not a truth but a myth that was opened in 2013 by a team of researchers from the University of Queensland

So, it was all about the dragon, either you call it flying animal or fire breathing , in both ways you cannot avoid the fact that this creature is one of the prominent creature that often appeared in books and movies and keep entertaining right?


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