Shrouded in mystery for eons, the fire-breathing, majestic beasts called dragons are often dismissed as fantasy. These mythical creatures–with their reptilian skin, giant wings, sharp claws and, of course, the fire-breath–have been brought to life through games, books and movies.
The legendary dragon has donned different roles giving wings to our imagination. Sometimes it plays a misunderstood ‘monster’ that actually makes a great pet. At other times, it loves gold and steals it from the dwarfs. More often than not, it guards a princess. But aside from fiction, it has never been sighted. And there isn’t enough data to prove its existence.
So where did this magnificent beast come from? Let’s take a look.
One major theory suggests that dragons were born out of ignorance.