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Legendary Creatures of this World and Beyond

Updated on August 23, 2017

Legendary Creatures, Creatures of Myth and Mystery, Are they Real?

I have always been fascinated by legendary creatures. They appear in tales of wonder, fantasy, legends, and mythologies of all cultures. Some appear in the tales of many cultures, others are specific, peculiar even, to a particular culture. Some are beautiful, bringers of good fortune and happiness; others are dangerous, evil, and have to be battled and defeated by heroes.

Whatever their nature, these creatures of myth and legend are certainly wondrous. Without them, our world would be a much duller place.

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Legendary Creatures Are Mysterious and Wonderful!

Legendary creatures are found in mythology or folklore, and are sometimes called "fabulous creatures." These mythical creatures are not just the "talking" creatures, clever animals able to communicate with human beings in our own language, like those that appear in Disney movies.

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Many mythical creatures were believed to have supernatural powers, some good, some evil, powers that even in contemporary times have no physical explanation. In fact, legendary creatures came to symbolize the power of good or evil, or virtues and vices. Most cultures have some variation on these creatures, often with similar legends and cautionary tales.

Many mythical creatures are chimeras, combinations of two or more animals. For example, the griffin has the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle; Pegasus is the horse with wings found in Greek mythology. Some are even combinations of a human being and one or more other creatures: A centaur is a combination of a man and horse, a minotaur of a man and bull. The mermaid, or merman if it's male, has the head and torso of a human and the lower body and tail of a fish.

Bestiaries

There are special books called "bestiaries" that describe the "beasts" of legend. Particularly popular in the Middle Ages, they were often illustrated with lovely pictures and accompanied by a moral lesson. They give a unique insight into the medieval mind.

Bestiaries feature beautiful illustrations and moral tales, some with religious overtones as mystical meanings are derived from supernatural creatures.

This bestiary, a reproduction of the thirteenth century manuscript is a beautiful example. Each of the 136 illuminations are reproduced in glorious color.

Creatures of Legend - Are They Real or Imaginary?

These legendary creatures come in all shapes, sizes and characters. They have a variety of different abilities, some plausible albeit in an unknown form (like the single horn of the unicorn, or the monster that lives in the deep waters), others supernatural (like the fire-breathing dragon or the immortal phoenix).

Some may have actually have existed in the past but have since become extinct. Others like the Loch Ness Monster or Sasquatch continue to be "sighted" and people continue to search for them while skeptics continue to seek to disprove their existence.

So, the origins of these legendary creatures are disputed and varied. But it is for sure that they have played significant roles in human society for hundreds if not thousands of years.

They have played significant educational roles, inculcating cultural values and norms. Many have been used by parents to discipline their children, for example there are tales of the scary Baba Yaga or the Yeti or the troll that captures and even eats naughty children!

Baba Yaga by Viktor M. Vasnetsov
Baba Yaga by Viktor M. Vasnetsov | Source

For sure these mystical creatures stimulate our imagination and give substance to our desire to experience more than this physical world. For many people, whether they truly exist in physical form is actually secondary to their role as symbols of virtues and vices, challenges to be overcome by heroes, and reminders of the frailty of human beings in the face of the wonders of the world.

For me their existence is real, at least in the mind and spirit, the realm of existence that transcends our physical bodies. This realm can be considered the world of imagination, or the world of spirit. Either way, its existence adds immeasurably to our life experience and I'm a great believer in that!

What Do You Think?

Are Legendary Creatures Real or Imaginary?

Legendary Dragons - They Breathe Fire!

My Chinese zodiac sign is the dragon, so that's one of my favorites and where I'll start.

I love dragons, collect them, and love to read about them or watch movies about them, especially when they're shown in a somewhat sympathetic light since I'm a dragon! Actually, though, dragons are rather scary if they're not on your side.

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Dragons are special, they fly and they breathe fire. That's pretty cool! Certainly more exciting than many of the other Chinese zodiac signs, I reckon. Dragons are the only mystical creatures in the Chinese zodiac - goats, monkeys, snakes, rats, horses and so on are all real creatures that we find in the physical world. The dragon, however, is different. It doesn't exist in our world, at least not now, and maybe not ever. Yeah, a giant flying lizard, maybe a dinosaur, could have existed, but do you think a creature can actually breathe fire? That's the stuff that myths and legends are made of! Dragons are generally pretty dangerous to people, and many stories exist of them burning peoples' homes, carrying off sheep and other creatures to eat, even capturing young maidens and flying off with them. So dragons are dangerous!

Most of the legends about dragons have been of their ferocity and danger to humankind. In many cases, though, they provided a special, supernatural even, challenge for a hero to overcome in his quest to achieve some good purpose.

A typical example is the tale of Saint George who famously slew a dragon which had been terrorizing a city. Upon his victory over the dragon the people were grateful and converted to Christianity. George became the patron saint of several European nations, including England, so I heard all about him growing up. Of course, since I lived in Scotland we weren't so impressed by him, but slaying a dragon was still considered quite notable. I guess, though, he really became the patron saint on account of converting people to Christianity, not for killing the dragon!

"Saint George and the Dragon" by Gustave Moreau
"Saint George and the Dragon" by Gustave Moreau | Source

Dragons are also associated with tales of magic, wizards and such. All the best wizards deal with dragons at some point! That's probably because they are really mythical creatures, not just extinct dinosaurs, but beings with supernatural abilities.

My Favorite Dragon Movie

Dragonheart (Collector's Edition)
Dragonheart (Collector's Edition)

This is my favorite dragon movie! It features the last great dragon, Draco, who is the good sort. And he happens to be voiced by Sean Connery, which certainly makes him sound good! The movie is a lighthearted look at the last days of this last dragon and his fight against evil, assisted by a former dragon slayer, played by Dennis Quaid, and assisted by a rescued maiden (of course) and the ridiculous Pete Postlethwaite. Such fun!

 

Oriental Dragons - Spiritual Symbols of Heavenly Power

Later, I discovered that there are major differences between the European dragons I knew about growing up and the dragons referred to in the Chinese zodiac.

The Chinese dragon is wingless and has a long serpentine body. It usually has a beard on its face. Unlike the Western dragon that is dangerous and usually considered evil, the oriental dragon is a powerful spiritual creature, benevolent and a bringer of good fortune. In China, the dragon was often adopted by emperors as a sacred symbol of power.

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So, since the zodiac sign of the dragon belongs to Chinese mythology I reckon my dragon is this kind, a spiritual creature symbolizing heavenly spiritual power!

Unicorns Are Good Mythical Creatures

Unicorns, basically white horses with a single horn, are very special creatures. They are good mythical creatures. Most legendary creatures have some pretty scary, sometimes downright evil, characteristic and usually inspire fear. Such creatures have to be defeated by the hero.

The unicorn, on the other hand, is truly beautiful, pure, and brings only goodness, even able to cure evil. Being so good and pure, it is often said that only the pure virgin can tame a unicorn. Thus the unicorn is enjoyed as a symbol of purity and beauty, and as one of the few mythical creatures not associated with fear and violence.

The Lady and the Unicorn
The Lady and the Unicorn | Source

The Last Unicorn Movie

Last Unicorn, The (artisan)
Last Unicorn, The (artisan)

Based on the book by Peter S. Beagle "The Last Unicorn" is my favorite unicorn movie. It has simple animation but the voices from an all star cast and the haunting soundtrack make it wonderful. This is just a lovely movie with such sympathy toward the unicorn, and with a host of other mythical creatures as well as humans, even a magician!

 

Pegasus is not a Unicorn!

Not to be confused with Pegasus, the unicorn doesn't fly, doesn't have wings. Pegasus is the winged horse of Greek mythology who helped Bellerophon, the tragic Greek hero, to defeat the fearsome chimera by letting him ride his back. Pegasus is often depicted as a beautiful white flying horse, and so rather resembles the white unicorn.

“Yes, there he sat, on the back of the winged horse!” from Mabie, Hamilton Wright (Ed.): “Myths Every Child Should Know” (1914)
“Yes, there he sat, on the back of the winged horse!” from Mabie, Hamilton Wright (Ed.): “Myths Every Child Should Know” (1914) | Source

Fairies - Favorite Creatures of Legend and Mythology

Fairies, or faeries, are supernatural beings, small and humanoid. There are many types of fairy, and they appear in numerous stories, legends, and of course "fairy tales"! Fairies in older times were depicted much differently. Both tall shining beings, somewhat like angels, and short troll-like creatures were descriptions of the past. Wings were not needed, as fairies could fly by magic or on the backs of birds. In modern times fairies are usually young and beautiful, female, and often have wings.

"Take the Fair Face of Woman, and Gently Suspending, With Butterflies, Flowers, and Jewels Attending, Thus Your Fairy is Made of Most Beautiful Things" by Sophie Anderson
"Take the Fair Face of Woman, and Gently Suspending, With Butterflies, Flowers, and Jewels Attending, Thus Your Fairy is Made of Most Beautiful Things" by Sophie Anderson | Source

Fairies have a variety of characters, some are tricksters, noted for their mischief and malice perhaps leading travelers astray, others are playful but benign, often protectors of nature, and wise and helpful to humans.

Fairies are popular in art as well as literature. Well known artists who have produced amazing pictures of fairies include Arthur Rackham, Brian Froud, and John Anster Fitzgerald, to name but a few.

"Come, now a roundel." by Arthur Rackham
"Come, now a roundel." by Arthur Rackham | Source

There are even those who seek to photograph fairies! Perhaps the most famous of these are the The Cottingley Fairy Photographs taken by two young girls back in 1917. These caused great excitement and even Sir Arthur Conan Doyle believed the photographs to be genuine. The girls later confessed to have faked them, except that there was a fifth photograph taken in 1920 of the fairies alone in the sunbath. The girls swore that this photograph was a genuine photograph of the Cottingley Fairies.

Phoenix - Legendary Immortal Bird

The phoenix exists in many cultures around the world, symbolic of the immortality that human beings long for. It is a beautiful bird, which lives a long time and then dies in a fire of its own making, only to rise again from the ashes.

Phoenix illumination miniature from the Aberdeen Bestiary
Phoenix illumination miniature from the Aberdeen Bestiary | Source

Feng huang - the Chinese phoenix

The Chinese phoenix, or Feng huang, is slightly different in nature. Unlike the Western phoenix which goes through a never-ending cycle of birth, death, and rebirth, the Feng Huang is immortal so it never dies.

A Fenghuang or Chinese phoenix on the roof of the Main Hall of the Mengjia Longshan Temple in Taipei, Taiwan
A Fenghuang or Chinese phoenix on the roof of the Main Hall of the Mengjia Longshan Temple in Taipei, Taiwan | Source

The Feng Huang is a sacred Chinese bird, the most beautiful of all the birds in China. It is gloriously adorned with feathers of all colors, its tail colored red, azure, yellow, white, and black. Feng Huang sings a special sweet song, which is said to be the source of the Chinese five note musical scale.

Nessie - The Scottish Legendary Creature

Nessie is special to me, since I grew up in Scotland. Loch Ness is a large, deep body of water, very dark in color. The atmosphere around the loch is mysterious, with often a mist forming on the water. No wonder people imagine monsters living in the depths!

Here's my husband's artistic impression of "Nessie."

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There have been numerous sightings of Nessie, who is described as having a long, slender neck and a rounded body with four large flippers. Generally grey or dark brown in color, Loch Ness Monsters apparently range in size from an elephant to a whale.

Some of the sightings of Loch Ness Monsters have been accompanied by photographs and more recently video recordings; but many of these turned out to be fake, such as the famous "Surgeon's Photograph" hoax. I've been to Loch Ness where Nessie lives, but not actually caught sight of anything I can swear is the Loch Ness Monster. But that doesn't mean there isn't one!

© 2009 Jennifer P Tanabe

What's your Favorite Legendary Creature?

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 2 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      True, Baba Yaga does look scary! Hansel and Gretel's witch was pretty bad too though!

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      Lorelei Cohen 2 years ago from Canada

      Glad I was unaware of Baba Yaga when I was a kid. She looks like one scary lady.

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      The_Kelster 3 years ago

      I love all of them! This was such a cool lens, I really had fun reading it :)

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      traveldestinations 3 years ago

      Love all these legends.

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      TanoCalvenoa 3 years ago

      Dragons or chupacabras.

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      tonyleather 3 years ago

      Very well put-together and interesting lens. Thanks!

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      BarbsSpot 4 years ago

      @Lensmaster...Beautiful pictures! I love Nessie, and I own "The Last Unicorn". There has to be a certain respect for things we don't know understand.

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      WebMarketingPro 4 years ago

      I love dragons, unicorns, and yes, the Loch Ness monster. This is an amazing lens! Thanks so much for sharing. And your husband is an amazing artist. I love that image! If you didn't already have a purple star, I would have nominated this lens!

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      AlleyCatLane 4 years ago

      Dragons, definitely! What a gorgeous lens! I share your fascination of legendary creatures. Congrats on your Purple Star.

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      Bartukas 4 years ago

      Very beautiful lens!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @anonymous: acually the nessie did exsit, but the thing is....it was a dinosaour! ;)

      It lived a billion years ago.

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      Phoenix2361 4 years ago

      Pegasus and the Phoenix are my favourites.

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      grannysage 4 years ago

      I love them all. And I believe that they live, perhaps in some other dimension, and if we are lucky we get to see one once in a while.

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      Rhonda Albom 4 years ago from New Zealand

      I love this beautiful lens! Blessed.

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      gottaloveit2 4 years ago

      How lovely! Love the pictures you've chosen to have on your article.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Nessie is one of my favorites :)! For years, I've wondered if she really does exist...

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      MHBoroson 4 years ago

      I think I have to go with the Fei tian Jiangshi, a creature from Chinese folklore. It's a corpse that grew a pair of wings. Now it flies around, bringing drought and eating dragons.

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      spids1 4 years ago

      Great lens very well written.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      unicorns and the Pegasus.

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      pcgamehardware 5 years ago

      Dragons rule, and so does this page... Nice Work. Liked and Blessed.

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      Mary Norton 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Dragons are just wonderful.

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      Margarita Boettcher 5 years ago from Morrison, Colorado

      Dragons! I knew you'd like the dragon painting:D lovely page

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      Popping in to bless these legendary creatures!

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      Lorelei Cohen 5 years ago from Canada

      I love dragons, fairies, and mermaids. I don't think that I could pick one favorite legendary creature as they are all so very wonderfully magical.

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      katieross 5 years ago

      GREAT lens! I love it! Recently I've been on a kick with the Game of Thrones references to legendary creatures... dragons, direwolves, and sphinxes!

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      bonelessdriedsquid 5 years ago

      when i was a child, i though of having a mythical creature as a pet. I pictured it as a twin headed dragon that i can ride on

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      orangerubberduc 5 years ago

      DRAGONS!!!!

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      BestRatedStuff 5 years ago

      I think I find dragons the most fascinating, they can be good or bad depending on where the story is from, but they are never perfect which I find appealing. Enjoy all the rest and love your lens. Fascinating!

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      Tracey Boyer 5 years ago from Michigan

      Unicorns, without a doubt !

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      Clairissa 5 years ago from OREFIELD, PA

      Oh I definitely love those unicorns and the fairy's are pretty cool too! Beautiful lens filled with such great information. I loved it!

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      kathysart 5 years ago

      Ohh I cannot decide on a favorite but I have so enjoyed your lens.. lovely image selection and info. Angel blessed!

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      queenofduvetcover 5 years ago

      I have always been fascinated by legendary creatures as well, beautiful lens! =)

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      Edutopia 5 years ago

      Great lens! Its great learning about the history of mythical creatures and seeing how ancient cultures came up with the stories behind the myths.

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      Kim 5 years ago from Yonkers, NY

      ove the lens & posted t to my favorite lens lens!

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      lilymom24 5 years ago

      I think mermaids or fairies are my favorites

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      Vallygems1 5 years ago

      Has to be the Dragon

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      VillaDejaBlue 5 years ago

      Cool lens

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      jadehorseshoe 5 years ago

      Return Visitor. Intriguing lens!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Dragons are definitely the most interesting for sure!

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      krakensquid 5 years ago

      Fantastic lens, informative and very well written!

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      Carolan Ross 5 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      I seem to be drawn to the water creatures like Nessie and also mermaids. This is one absolutely magnificent lens! Your knowledge and passion for this topic of legendary creatures is apparent and I love the way you've used allposters prints for images - they look fabulous and that is just plain smart. *blessed*

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      What a magnificent lens - I have difficult picking a favorite legendary creature, though I'm quite fond of dragons and the fey folk. Blessed by a SquidAngel!

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      EMangl 5 years ago

      dragons

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      spartakct 5 years ago

      Nice lens!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Unicorns in the bible. It's true, the chamber before you enter the room which holds the ark is decorated with tapestries / coverings. In very specific detail each of the four walls are describe and one is in the skin of a multicolored unicorn.

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      DesignZeal 5 years ago

      These are the things dreams are made of. I immensely enjoy myths, legends and lore, and reading your lens was a great pleasure (go Dragons! :))

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      tcorbs 5 years ago

      I love fairies! I believe they're all around us. Beautiful lens.

      I invite you to visit my lens on fairy fantasy art.

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      Rhonda Albom 5 years ago from New Zealand

      I just love this legendary creatures lens. I came back for another visit and to leave a blessing.

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      efcruzarts 5 years ago

      I just enjoy fantasy thing

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      WorldVisionary 5 years ago

      You've put together a fantastic lens! Thumbs up and an Angel blessing for you.

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      Julia Morais 5 years ago

      I do like dragons. And unicorns too. :)

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      lifeloveliving 5 years ago

      lovely lens, fairies are me thing!

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      Lee Hansen 5 years ago from Vermont

      I know there are wee folk in the forest nearby. I found yet another fairy ring in lawn this morning. Blessed ... by another winged creature.

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      Mermaiden 5 years ago

      Mermaids! Disney's The Little Mermaid was my favorite movie as a child!

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      justholidays 5 years ago

      Not that I'm a fan of those strange and fantastic creatures but they provide humans with so many beautiful stories and images - look at all those featured on here, nowhere you can find such dreamable posters.

      Cheers :)

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      TapIn2U 5 years ago

      I have always been fascinated with legendary creatures especially fairies. I used to dream of meeting one when I was about 5. This has been a fun read. Fantastic lens! Sundae ;-)

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      yayas 5 years ago

      I must admit that I often step outside to see if there are any signs of Unicorns, nearby. I've been told that there's no such thing, but of course, someone will hafta' bring me the proof that unicorns do not exist before I'll b'lieve it.

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      digitaltree 5 years ago

      Interesting Lens, very informative:)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I'm fascinated with Bigfoot.

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      Esterre15963 5 years ago

      Pleasantly surprised by the discovery of your site so pretty and so original

      voyance, Tarot Marseille

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      nekoneko 5 years ago

      unicorns

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      nekoneko 5 years ago

      unicorns

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      BillSimmons 5 years ago

      Dragons! Nice lens!!

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      elyria 5 years ago

      Wow, absolutely beautiful Lens that took me far away into the magical world, love it!

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      Arlynne16 5 years ago

      I love to read topics like this. I love to read about mythical creatures. It is very entertaining. ^_^ but my favorite are horror and thriller books. =)

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      Candace Bacon 5 years ago from Mad Laboratories

      I think Nessie is the coolest because there is a chance (slim though it may be) that the Loch Ness Monster is real.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Dragons and unicorns are my favorites!

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      BillSimmons 5 years ago

      Very interesting lens, some cool creatures there.

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      SaintFrantic 5 years ago

      Dragons,Thanks for the great lens

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      Nancy Carol Brown Hardin 5 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      Dragons, by all means! I watch the series Merlin on SYFY, which has a dragon who is the last of his kind. He is voiced by John Hurt, and because he has been loosed from his prison by the young Merlin, becomes a protector and defender of him. Love your lens, excellent!

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      peterisrael 5 years ago

      I love fairies.

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      akumar46 lm 5 years ago

      Dragons.

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      Obscure_Treasures 5 years ago

      Dragons and Unicorns

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      Grimloc82 5 years ago

      Very cool lens, looks like you been working on it for a long time. I'm digging it. Just started my first lens a few days ago. Hope you get a chance to check it out.

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      mistersquidoo_here 5 years ago

      that would be great if they are alive..

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      lasertek lm 5 years ago

      Phoenix, dragon, and mermaids.

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      scoobygang 5 years ago

      Unicorns and dragons! :)

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      Shivani09 LM 5 years ago

      Unicorns and fairies!

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      Charmgal 5 years ago

      Dragons first.. then faeries!

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      mermaidlife 5 years ago

      Well, Nessie and I are good friends so I would have to say Nessie the Loch Ness Monster.

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      Paul Turner 5 years ago from Birmingham, Al.

      A magical lens!

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      Fairies_of_the_mist 5 years ago

      That's a difficult one I love all legendary creatures. At the moment I am into fairies, however I love all legendary creatures especially dragons and unicorns. Each brings it's own fascinations and personalities.

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      Kim 5 years ago from Yonkers, NY

      Dragons

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      RF153541 5 years ago

      Great lens.... interesting theory.....

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      aqenter 5 years ago

      great picture on LochNess2!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I'd have to say the dragon. Enjoyed browsing your lens before I left work, gave you a 'thumbs up' too because I liked it.

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 5 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      @Heather426: Now that is a great theory - quite out of this world!

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      Heather Burns 5 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      I think dragons were alien spaceships. Seriously, after much research, that is what I think.

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      undraco 5 years ago

      Dragons and Unicorns.

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      monarch13 6 years ago

      Blessed on my mystical quest!

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      anilsaini 6 years ago

      great lens

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Lovely lens! I do believe that many of the legendary creatures were alive and today are extinct!

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 6 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      @gottaloveit2: Yes, I love that song too - and the movie! But have to admit I prefer Ameriica's version, which is on the movie soundtrack. (And I've got it on my lens on Unicorns and Unicorn Mythology)

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I think these pictures are wonderful. Good job on your lens.

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      gottaloveit2 6 years ago

      Kenny Loggins has a song "The last unicorn" that would fit in nicely in your lens. It's one of my favorite songs of all time.

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      Marijoyce 6 years ago

      Outstanding lens. Beautiful artwork. Interesting, great job.

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      Peggy Hazelwood 6 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      I don't have a favorite. I'm more of a "real-life" kind of person but you have some great images here!

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      Runnn 6 years ago

      Awesome. The pictures are beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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      FantasyDesigns 6 years ago

      I think I like Dragons the best, of course, just look at my avatar, but love it all. Awesome stuff!

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      Blonde Blythe 6 years ago

      I would have to say of all the legendary creatures, I like unicorns and pegasus the best. Fabulous lens, by the way! :)