The dragon is the most powerful of the 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac, and is associated with high energy and prosperity. It’s also the only mythological beast in the Chinese astrological stable that also includes the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig.
I don’t have a photo of a mythological dragon. But I do have this image:
This year is considered especially auspicious because it is the year of the water dragon, something that only happens once every 60 years. I don’t have a photo of a mythological water dragon either. Perhaps this one will do?
Rising Gator at Orlando Wetlands Park: Is this a Water Dragon?
So happy Chinese New Year! Thank you for stopping by and reading my blog. Now – go make some photos.
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