Whats Your Favorite Mythological Creature?

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    fierycjposted 14 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 image61
      shyamchatposted 14 years agoin 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 14 years ago

    The werewolf.  'Cuz I are wun.

  3. mirandalloyd profile image60
    mirandalloydposted 14 years ago

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

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      fierycjposted 14 years agoin reply to this

      Dandy dogs. Know 'em.

      1. mirandalloyd profile image60
        mirandalloydposted 14 years agoin 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 14 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.

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    hipriestess4uposted 14 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 image68
    Pearldiverposted 14 years ago

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

  7. marcofratelli profile image74
    marcofratelliposted 14 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

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      Davinagirl3posted 14 years agoin reply to this


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    CabinGirlposted 14 years ago

    Unicorn !

  9. Inspirepub profile image73
    Inspirepubposted 14 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 ...


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    tksenseiposted 14 years ago


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    fierycjposted 14 years ago

    Nice selection. Have all of them in my bestiary.

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    Colebabieposted 14 years ago


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    sbeakrposted 14 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.

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    chukra Gposted 14 years ago


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    spiderpamposted 14 years ago


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    hardrubposted 14 years ago

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

  17. cashmere profile image79
    cashmereposted 14 years ago

    the phoenix! love the whole flames and ashes bit

  18. Greek One profile image64
    Greek Oneposted 14 years ago

    The "Honest Politician"

    ... from American folklore

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    love my yorkiesposted 14 years ago

    Dragons and Werewolves

  20. N. Ramius profile image73
    N. Ramiusposted 14 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.

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      fierycjposted 14 years agoin 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 image59
    AsherKadeposted 14 years ago

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


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