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The Chinese dragon is a creature that was known to assist the gods and escort wandering souls. They were considered wise and most in the community revered them.

chinese dragon  images | Rainbow Record Blog: Chinese Dragon Huanglong - References

Chinese Dragons, called Lóng or Lung, have four claws on each foot, unless it is used as a representation of the Emperor, in which case it has five claws.