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Whats Your Favorite Mythological Creature?

  1. fierycj profile image80
    fierycjposted 8 years ago

    I've been doing an A-Z hub of Mythological Creatures. I'm on C now. So far I'm loving it. Hey, what's your favorite Mythological Creature? It could be from Greek, Roman, African, Chinese, Japanese, Celtic, Norse, Indian or whatever Pantheon. This oughta be fun.

    1. shyamchat profile image56
      shyamchatposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      In Hindu mythology, there are several creatures which can be mentioned .I just picked up two :

      1.Garura : A large bird, Parentage is an interesting story. Lord Vishnu rides on him. An enemy of snakes.

      2.Suravi : Celestial cow.When she wishes, she can fulfill yours with material gifts.

      Best wishes.

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    Ghost32posted 8 years ago

    The werewolf.  'Cuz I are wun.

  3. mirandalloyd profile image56
    mirandalloydposted 8 years ago

    I would have to say it's the Black Dog from British Isles folklore.

    1. fierycj profile image80
      fierycjposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Dandy dogs. Know 'em.

      1. mirandalloyd profile image56
        mirandalloydposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        I would use the Welsh, but I have a hard time spelling what I can't pronounce...

  4. Sufidreamer profile image78
    Sufidreamerposted 8 years ago

    My favourite is Jormungandr, the World Serpent. It is from Norse mythology, and is the World Serpent that encircled the earth, holding its tail in its mouth. The serpent and Thor killed each other at Ragnorak.

    Thor battling Jormundgandr


    I also like the Greek Dryads, beautiful spirits that live inside trees. Some of the olive trees here are very beautiful, and it is nice to imagine a spirit inside every one.

  5. hipriestess4u profile image59
    hipriestess4uposted 8 years ago

    Love the Dragon, Satan is a red dragon, but there are so many
    other kinds really,  I use the dragon in many of my flash
    fiction stories, in fact latest poem take on jabberwocky
    called Dragonwoccky just written a few days ago.


  6. Pearldiver profile image88
    Pearldiverposted 8 years ago

    Bahh-Imamessok... The Thothian Light Traveller... Bumble Town's Best.

  7. marcofratelli profile image73
    marcofratelliposted 8 years ago

    Phoenix, cause it is rises from the ashes after it gets burnt - something we're constantly doing in life... well something like that. ashes to ashes

    1. Davinagirl3 profile image60
      Davinagirl3posted 8 years ago in reply to this


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    CabinGirlposted 8 years ago

    Unicorn !

  9. Inspirepub profile image82
    Inspirepubposted 8 years ago

    I like the Great Nargun from Australian Aboriginal mythology.

    A Nargun is a magical rock, and the Great Nargun is the oldest living Nargun, so it is both the most powerful, and the smallest, since rocks erode ...


  10. tksensei profile image61
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  11. fierycj profile image80
    fierycjposted 8 years ago

    Nice selection. Have all of them in my bestiary.

  12. Colebabie profile image61
    Colebabieposted 8 years ago


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    sbeakrposted 8 years ago

    all my favorites sound cliche as heck.  but if i had to pick one i most closely relate to, it would be the mermaid.

  14. chukra G profile image57
    chukra Gposted 8 years ago


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    hardrubposted 8 years ago

    phoenix,,,,, mermaid,,,, CYCLOPS

  17. cashmere profile image81
    cashmereposted 8 years ago

    the phoenix! love the whole flames and ashes bit

  18. Greek One profile image77
    Greek Oneposted 8 years ago

    The "Honest Politician"

    ... from American folklore

  19. love my yorkies profile image61
    love my yorkiesposted 8 years ago

    Dragons and Werewolves

  20. N. Ramius profile image81
    N. Ramiusposted 8 years ago

    Vampires. Gotta be the vampires.

    And so much for my idea of doing a list of mythological creatures. Guess I'll do expanded articles on specific creatures.

    1. fierycj profile image80
      fierycjposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      You might wanna do a search first. I'm doing A-Z of all mythological creatures from all pantheons worldwide. I'm about doing 'D' now. Making it the fifth hub. I split 'B' into two parts.

  21. AsherKade profile image60
    AsherKadeposted 8 years ago

    that flying dog thing on the 80's movie, The Never Ending Story...