A chinese dragon from Hong Kong.
Chinese dragons are legendary creatures in chinese mythology and folklore. In chinese art, dragons are typically portrayed as long, sclaed, serpentine creatures with four legs. Chinese dragons traditionally symbolize potent and auspicious powers, particularly control over water, rainfall, hurricane and floods. The dragon is also a symbol of power, strength and good luck. With this, the Emeperor of China usually uses the dragon as a symbol of his imperial power.