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Frost Dragon by brightcat13527 Frost Dragon by brightcat13527
Name: Frost Dragon (Ice Dragon)
Height: 20 feet
Weight: ?
Wing Span: ?

Frost Dragons are the only dragons that can breathe an icy vapor minus 50 degrees. It is said that the food they eat (seals, walrus, polar bears, other arctic creatures) is converted into nitrogen that's stored in two special sacs near the dragons lungs. The nitrogen is compressed by extremely strong muscles until it reaches an almost liquid state. When the gas is realeased as the dragon exhales the gas uncompresses and absorbs all the heat in the immediate area freezing anything in its path. No one has been known to survive this icy blast and live to tell about it, but others say that it's posible if you are seriously protected.

Frost dragons migrate from the Arctic to Antarctica every year spending the three darkest months (December, January, Febuary) of the northern winter in the Arctic and the three darkest months of the souther winter (June, July, and August) in Antarctica. The trip takes around two months one way. Frost dragons live in small groups of up to five dragons and they mate every ten years.

Frost Dragons are often light blue, light grey, light purple, or a slate color. White Frost Dragons have become rare because they were hunted for their valuable white scales.

I had lots of fun coloring the scales though I messed up with the layers so the picture is not as neat as I would like but I'm still happy with the way it turned out. I got the information on how the frost blast is made from [link] and the migratory info from my student Dragonology book.
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Arctic619Wolf Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011   Traditional Artist
better than I could do
Kimiko926 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
that's a really great picture! Nice job with the scales.
brightcat13527 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2009   Filmographer
Thanks. :3
piratingwerewolf Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Whoa, nice coloring job. I could never do that. Lucky you! XD
YokaKitsune Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2006
Weight is most of the time 6 tons and wingspan for a dragon that tall is about 30 ft.
brightcat13527 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2006   Filmographer
Thanks for the info. :) I'll add in the stats.
TerraTerror Featured By Owner May 30, 2005  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh he's so beautiful! I love your dragons!
brightcat13527 Featured By Owner May 31, 2005   Filmographer
Thank you very much. :) And thank you for the fave too. :D
ACDragon Featured By Owner May 27, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
Ooh. Pretty. I love the scales. very detailed. ^^
brightcat13527 Featured By Owner May 28, 2005   Filmographer
Thanks AC. :D
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