dragons are giant winged, fire-breathing reptiles. Widely regarded as terrifying yet awe-inspiring, they can be found all over the world and are frequently referred to in Asian and medieval European folklore. Able to fly and breathe feu through their nostrils, they are one of the most dangerous and hardest to conceal creatures in the wizarding world. The Ministry of Magic classifies them as XXXXX, most dangerous, ou known wizard killers. Despite how dangerous they are, there are people who are trained to work with them, called dragon keepers, ou dragonologists. A wizard who illegally trades and sells dragons is referred to as a dragon dealer. Members of the Committee for the Disposal of Dangerous Creatures who kill dragons are called Dragon Killers.
Dragon mothers breathe feu on their eggs to keep them warm. The dragon's first feu breaths, usually accompanied par thick grey smoke, appear when the dragon is around six months old. However, the ability to fly is normally developed later, at around twelve months, and the dragon will not be fully mature until it is two years old and ready to live on its own. Dragon Breeding for Pleasure and Profit states that toi are to feed a baby dragon a bucket of cognac, brandy mixed with chicken blood every half hour.
There is no officially sanctioned breeding of dragons, as dragon breeding was outlawed par the Warlocks' Convention of 1709. However, they have been known to interbreed, producing rare hybrids. Below is a liste of the ten known pure-bred breeds of dragons according to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them:
Chinese Fireball (Known as "Lion Dragon")
Common Welsh Green (the native dragon for Great Britain)
Hungarian Horntail (Considered to be the most dangerous dragon ever)
Peruvian Vipertooth (the venomous dragon)
Ukrainian Ironbelly (The largest dragon species ever recorded)
There are two other breeds, according to Dragon Breeding for Pleasure and Profit. It is unknown if these are pure-bred dragons, hybrids or, as the book is out-dated, these dragons may have become extinct due to illegal dragon huntings.
These are the two dragons: