I have often come across this on certain sites on the internet as proof of living dinosaurs:
1572 May 13--A famous naturalist, Ulysses Aldrovandus, recorded the details of a peasant killing a small dragon along a farm road in northern
Ulysses Aldrovandus was a naturalist in the sixteenth century, and his work on natural history, in thirteen volumes, contains a large proportion of fables and folklore. So I think that says a lot about why no carcass was ever found. Some say the origin of the phrase “Cock and Bull story “comes from a description of his work. Whether that is true no one really knows.
There are of course other dragon stories from around that time:
1649 Sightings of "flying dragons" reported . The woods around
And for the modern sighting in