Those of you who follow me know that I'm interested in animals, zoology, the ecosystem, nature in general, and fable animals. They will also know I have an on-and-off project about unicorns, and how they would look and act in real life. However, while unicorns are the most interesting - and the species of fable animals I draw the most - dragons are certainly fascinating as well.
So here - a long article discussing if dragons could exist, and the abilities they would have if they existed, all explained. No magic involved - I'm here to try to figure out if these animals could really exist in our world.
The number of limbs - would the typical western dragon be possible?
The first thing which sets dragon apart from other mammals are the six limbs. Normal animals have four, - either four feet, wings and feet, or hands and feet -, and the dragon would therefore be an entirely different genus. Due to the build of the