The dragon of Chinese folklore, the Lung is seen as a benevolent and highly-regarded god. He is therainbringer, the lord of the waters. The Lung were called upon in ancient times to refresh the earth with their waters. The Lung can make themselves as small assilkworms, or become so large that they can overshadow the entire world. They cansoar through the clouds as well as penetrate to the deepest springs.In appearance they are composed of different parts of different animals:the horns of a stag sit on the headof a camel, with the eyes of a demon and the neck of a snake. They are covered in thescales of a fish, and have the claws of an eagle, the pads of a tiger, the ears of a bull andthe whiskers of a cat.