The Dragon Emperor by charro-art (deviantART)- Other than the woman's notable lack of clothing for the weather, this is more like what an encounter with a dragon would be like. Notice the poor dismembered warrior on the left.
My favorite animal ever: a tiger. The beautiful Amur or Siberian tiger is the largest sub-species of tiger and is primarily found in south-eastern Russia and northern China. In the it was close to extinction. Today only 450 in Wildlife.