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Ah, Loch Ness Monster. The fabled creature that mankind has been hunting for thousands of years. The Loch Ness Monster is believed to be some kind of plesiosaur that has managed to endure in Scottish Loch Ness Lake. Although Nessie doesn't have any powers that we know of since there is no hard evidence that she exist, we include her on our list because of wonder and fascination she managed to maintainreal or notall this time since first stories about her presence in Loch way back in 565 AD in biography of Christian Irish missionary,. Columba. You might know Abominable Snowman by another name. Yeti, perhaps, or something else, but no matter what you call this creature, all stories tend to be the same: somewhere in the mountains, there exists a bipedal, humanoid creature that leaves behind massive tracks but has never been seen or caught on film. A small Nepalese village claims to have a Yeti scalp, picture here, that's over 300 years old. Analysis, however, shows that the scalp had actually been made out of animal hide, but locals still treat it like treasure nonetheless. Yeti myth had endure, in part, because of sensationalism surrounding the mystery of creature's existence, but also thanks to locals who keep stories alive. Live Science reports that Yeti falls into the same category as Bigfoot and Loch Ness Monsterthere have been reported sightings, but no one has been able to produce hard evidence that the beast is real. This big boy is thought to be the missing link between humans and apeswe. D know for sure if only we could find one. The legend of Bigfoot comes from a couple of different places, including Native American mythology and folklore surrounding European Wild Man stories. There are people who have dedicated their lives to finding Bigfoot, and there are even photos, like one shown here, that offer proof of Bigfoot's existence. In fact, Bigfoot has his very own official FBI file, but, so far, despite myriad claims from several sources across the US, no one has managed to definitively prove that Sasquatch exists. We can't have a list of mythical creatures without including vampires. The world's most famous vampire is undoubtedly Bram Stoker's Dracula, who Stoker reportedly modelled after Romanian Prince Vlad Tepes, more popularly known as Vlad Impaler, Live Science notes that while most people can name a few vampiric characteristics, there are actually no set parameters for what a vampire can and can't do because there are no firmly established characteristics. Vampires we are familiar with today are ones that tend to be gorgeous re rich and good looking but still have to suck down on blood to survive. And that has been one common denominator across time: vampires need blood to survive.

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The List of Mythical Creatures

Hobgoblin - type of Brownie who is inherently less helpful and more mischievous, even to the point of causing harm if antagonize. Hydra - nine - head serpent who grow two new heads for every one that was cut off. Imp - Small, mischievous creatures who like to play pranks on people. Ladon - snake that guards golden apples in the Garden of Hesperides. Leprechauns - Small, bearded men who have a pot of gold at the end of rainbow. Loch Ness Monster - elusive Sea - Monster from Loch Ness in Scotland. Manticore - mythical beast with a Lion's body and a human's head. Medusa - disciple of Athena who was turned into a gorgon. She had the hair of a snake and could turn men to stone with her gaze. Mermaids - Sea creatures with head and torso of woman and tail of fish. Minotaur - creature with head and legs of bull and torso of man, who guards exit to Labyrinth. Mothman - winged creature in the shape of man with hypnotic red eyes in West Virginia. Mutants - a term describing abnormal creatures created by genetic or environmental mutations. Nemean Lion - Giant Lion with an impenetrable hide who became constellation Leo. New Jersey Devil - flying creature with high - pitch scream and horse - like head native to New Jersey Pine Barrens. Nymph - Divine female nature spirits who inhabit certain natural sites.

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Definition:

Some mythical creatures, such as dragons or unicorns have their origins in traditional mythology and were at one time believed to be real creatures. Greek mythology, for example, features many creatures connected to Gods. Harpies were beasts sent by Zeus to exact punishment. In mythology and folklore world over, wonder beasts can be found representing powers of good and evil, virtues and vices of human nature, and temptations into which human beings fall. Often incorporated into stories for children, fairy tales and the like, these fabulous creatures are more real in what they represent than in their physical form. Others were based on real creatures, originating in garbled accounts of travelers ' tales; such as Vegetable Lamb of Tartary, which supposedly grows tethered to Earth. Conversely, some creatures downplayed as just storytelling, have been rediscover and found to be real in recent times, such as giant squid. Mythical creatures are often chimeras, composed of parts of two or more animals. Some of these are a combination of human beings and one or more other creatures. For example, centaur is a combination of man and horse, Minotaur of man and bull. It should be noted that these were not always intended to be understood as literal juxtapositions of parts from disparate species. Lacking common morphological vocabulary, classical and medieval scholars and travelers would attempt to describe unusual animals by comparing them point - for - point with familiar: giraffe, for example, was called cameleopard, and thought of as a creature half - camel, and half - leopard. In other cases, beast was merely an exaggeration that made for exciting story - telling of adventures from far - off lands. Many mythical creatures have supernatural powers, powers that even in contemporary times have no physical explanation. In these cases, creatures bear more similarity to spiritual beings, such as angels, in religious thought.

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3. Manticore

One of the most forbidding of all Mythical Creatures, Manticore was bloodthirsty quadruped that supposedly sport head of a blue - eyed man, auburn body of a lion and the stinging tail of a scorpion. The legend of this deadly hybrid first began with Greek authors such as Ctesias, who chronicled it in a book about India. Ctesias and others describe Manticore as having three rows of teeth like a shark and a tuneful bellow that sounds like a trumpet. Most terrifying of all, it had an insatiable appetite for human flesh. After using its blistering speed to chase down its prey, beast was said to slash at them with its claws or sting them with its tail before devouring them, bones and all. According to Ctesias, manticore was even capable of paralyzing or killing its victims from a distance by firing stingers from its tail as if from a bow.

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4. Basilisk

Basilisks horrific body is patched together from pieces of dragon, serpent, and cockerel. It has cockerels flashy, feather head and is supported by two spindly chicken legs. Dragon wings erupt from its shoulders, and a long serpentine tail completes its shudder - worthy look. Although this chimera is a deadly enemy, it can be very small. Early accounts of the monster describe it as mere 6 - 12 inches long. Alternatively, Basilisk is sometimes described as a giant snake, without cockerels head or wings. Still, its movement is unlike other snakes. Rather than slithering with its stomach on the ground, it crawls forward with the front half of its body towering above the earth. Snake - like Basilisks usually reach gigantic proportions. The Basilisk is, with good reason, one of the most feared beasts in all folklore. It can kill or seriously injure man in five different ways, and most of them do even involve awful creature risking its own skin in a fight. The Monster's most famous weapon is its dreaded gaze. The potency of its gaze is discussed in all myths that relate to him, across several different cultures. No matter when, where, or who you are, if you meet the eyes of Basilisk, you do for. Second to monsters gaze is its putrid breath, so terrible that it can wither plants and incapacitate growing men. Some scholars even report that monsters can spout fire. Monsters venom is the third and terrible weapon. It is so toxic that it can kill man from a meters distance. In one story, venom travel up warriors spear, after he stabs Basilisk, and was so strong that it killed both the warrior and his horse upon contact. As fourth weapon, monster can use its sinister half - bird - half - reptilian hiss to madden, paralyze, or kill men. Finally, touching one of these dark creatures, even if you are exposed to its gaze, breath, venom, or hiss, might result in your death. Of course, Basilisk is a menace to more than just men. This monster leaves a path of destruction wherever he go. Plants are scorched by its stench and evil spirit, birds burst into flames if they get too close to him, and other snakes flee from him, knowing that he has a bit of cannibalistic appetite. Your best chance of surviving an encounter with Basilisk is avoiding encounter with Basiliskbut, even these deadly monsters have some chinks in their armor. Weasels and cocks are worthier opponents for terrible chimeras than men. Weasels are immune to their fatal glance, and they can even survive venomous bite if they receive proper medical treatment. Many old texts urge would - be Basilisk killers to throw weasels into beasts den, or vice versa, and let them fight it out. The sound of cock crow can reduce monsters to ashes.

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5. Blemmyae

As for the origins of the name Blemmyes, various Etymologies have been propose, and the question has long been considered unsettled. According to Wikipdeia, in antiquity, Blemmyes were said to be named after King Blemys, according to Nonnuss 5 century epic Dionysiaca, but no lore about headlessness is attached to people in this work. Samuel Bochart in 17 century derived the word Blemmyes from Hebrew bly without and moach brain, implying that Blemmyes were people without brains. Greek derivation from blemma look, glance and muo close eyes has also been suggest. Wolfgang Helck claims Coptic word blind for its etymology. Leo Reinisch in 1895 proposed that it was derived from balami desert people in Bedauye tongue. Although this theory has long been forget, this etymology has come into acceptance, alongside the identification of the Beja People as true descendants of the Blemmyes of yore. You are a modern day explorer and you come upon lose tribe of Acephali in Libya. You were looking for Blemmyae, but well, here you are. You spend time with them, months and months and you find out that they know about what history makes of them. They are aware that they have been seen and written about, but what we know about them is entirely false. They arent Aliens, or monsters or spirits. No, they are a group of people with genetic mutations and their mutations give them special insights. Their crown chakras and their heart chakras are in alignment, with their heads being on their chests and so they are able to commune directly with the divine. They are present day oracles and so they stay hidden so as not to be misunderstood nor abused and used for profit. You now know of their existence, which is dangerous for you. They are a peaceful group of several hundred, but they do trust you with what you now know. They say they must kill you to keep their secret. Its survival of fittest and they believe themselves to be superior than other humans in almost every way. Do you stay to live amongst them, or do you try to escape with information? If you find this fun and interesting and decide to expand on it - let me know how this story continues in the comment section below, and as usualhappy, writing!

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