Introduction

You will learn about animals in mythology based on the myths and legends from different parts of the world, from Greek and Roman to Chinese and Japanese, African, Celtic, to Native Indian Mythologies and more.

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Famous Creatures from Mythology

Hydra

Hydra – a monster with nine heads, each of which, when struck off, was replaced by two new ones

Manticore

Manticore
Manticore – a monster with a lion’s body, a scorpion’s tail, and a human head with three rows of teeth

Minotaur

Minotaur
Minotaur – a monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man

Centaur

Centaur
Centaur – a creature with the head, arms, and upper body of a man, and the body and legs of a horse

Satyr

Satyr
Satyr – a creature that is half man and half goat

Gorgon

Gorgon
Gorgon – any of three winged monstrous sisters, who had live snakes for hair, huge teeth and brazen claws

Chimera

Chimera
Chimera – a creature with the head of a lion, the body of a goat, and the tail of a snake

Unicorn

Unicorn
Unicorn – an imaginary animal that looks like a white horse and has a horn growing from its forehead

Dragon

Dragon
Dragon – a fire-breathing animal like a big lizard with wings and claws

Phoenix

Phoenix
Phoenix – an imaginary bird which burns itself to ashes every five hundred years and is then born again

Griffin

Griffin
Griffin – a winged creature with the body of a lion and the head of an eagle

Werewolf

Werewolf
Werewolf – a person who changes into a wolf

Harpy

Harpy – a creature with the body of a bird and the face of a woman

Siren

Siren
Siren – any of several sea nymphs, represented as part bird part woman, who lure sailors to their death by seductive singing

Cyclops

Cyclops
Cyclops – one a a race of giants having a single eye in the middle of the forehead

Check Your Creature Knowledge

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