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Mythical Creatures!. Done by: Kai Xiang Shi Yi Nathanael Benedict . Contents. Greek/Egyptian Mythical Creatures: -Medusa -Sphinx Japanese Mythical Creatures: -Nukekubi -Jikininki Melanesian Mythical Creatures: -Abaia Western Mythical Creatures: -Dragon (Chinese one too) -Basilisk
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Legendary Creatures! Done by: Kai Xiang Shi Yi Nathanael Benedict

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Contents Greek/Egyptian Mythical Creatures: - Medusa - Sphinx Japanese Mythical Creatures: - Nukekubi - Jikininki Melanesian Mythical Creatures: - Abaia Western Mythical Creatures: - Dragon (Chinese one as well) - Basilisk - Chupacabra

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Medusa Medusa was a legendary animal connected with the legend of Perseus. One of the Gorgons of Greek mythology, she was generally portrayed as a lady with snakes for hair, teeth and could swing individuals to stone with her look, however was the main Gorgon who was mortal. The story goes that Perseus utilized a shield cleaned like a reflect to abstain from getting swung to stone and guillotined Medusa. Medusa\'s head was in the end displayed to the Greek goddess Athena, who put it on her shield. A few students of history imagine that Medusa was an ordinary mortal until she contrasted her excellence and Athena\'s, making Athena fly into a fierceness and revile Medusa to be ugly to the point that anybody w ho took a gander at her would into stone. Others believe that Medusa was Poseidon\'s better half and they had consented to meet in the sanctuary of Athena. This was very insolent to Athena and she swung Medusa to a gorgon.

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Sphinx A Sphinx is an animal that is normally portrayed by its lion body and its human head. There are two fundamental varieties of the Sphinx: The Egyptian Sphinx (Good) and the Greek Sphinx (Bad). The Egyptian Sphinx is known as a watchman to numerous Egyptians previously. Its statue is cut with a lion\'s body and the leader of a pharaoh. This is for the pharaoh to demonstrate his cozy association with the capable divinity, Sekhmet. To show the Sphinx in a way like this, really symbolizes the Sphinx convey to the general population of Egypt good overall. An exceptionally renowned Sphinx in Egypt is The Great Sphinx of Giza. It is the biggest stone monument statue,

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Sphinx (proceeded with) On the other hand, the Greek Sphinx symbolizes misfortune and pulverization. It is said that it monitored the city of Thebes. It would scrutinize an explorer, and if the voyager addressed it wrongly, it would choke him or her and eat up the body. A renowned question it asked is: "What has four legs in the morning, two legs in noontime and three legs around evening time?" Only a man named Oedipus could understand its conundrum, and when he did, it turned out to be angry to the point that it conferred suicide by tossing itself from a high shake.

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Nukekubi Nukekubi are creatures found in Japanese fables. Amid the day, Nukekubi seem, by all accounts, to be typical people. Around evening time, nonetheless, their heads and necks disconnect from their bodies and fly about hunting down human prey. Their heads assault by shouting, in this way expanding their casualties\' fear, and afterward shutting in and gnawing. While the head and neck are separated, the body of a Nukekubi gets to be lifeless. In a few legends, this is one of the animal\'s shortcomings; if a nukekubi\'s head can\'t reattach to its body by dawn, the animal will kick the bucket. Legends say that a few people execute the animals by holding up until their heads have taken off, and afterward devastating the body. The best way to tell a nukekubi from ordinary people is a line of red images around the neck where the take falls off. Be that as it may you can\'t generally depend on this as these images are effectively hidden underneath garments or adornments.  By day, Nukekubi mix into human culture. They may live in gatherings, professing to de typical human families.

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Jikininki In Japanese Buddhism, Jikininki are the spirits of eager, narrow minded people who are reviled after death to search out and eat human cadavers. They do this around evening time, rummaging for recently dead bodies and sustenance offerings left for the dead. They here and there likewise plunder the cadavers they eat for resources, which they use to reward neighborhood authorities to abandon them in peace. In any case, jikininki mourn their condition and despise their offensive desires for dead human substance . Frequently, Jikininki are said to look like deteriorating bodies, maybe with a couple of brutal elements, for example, sharp hooks or shining eyes. They are a stunning sight, and any mortal who sees one gets themselves solidified in dread. Be that as it may, a few stories give them the capacity to mysteriously camouflage themselves as ordinary individuals and even to lead typical "lives" amid the day . Jikininki might be seen as a kind of evil presence, the rebuffed souls of childish individuals .

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Abaia In Melanesian mythology there is an animal known as the Abaia. This animal is said to be a goliath eel-like beast that stays at the base of lakes in Fiji, Solomon and the Vanuatu Island. The Abaia is extremely defensive of any animal that lives in an indistinguishable lake from it. It considers all creatures in the lake as its kids and will assault any individual who hurts or exasperates them. It is said that the individuals who attempt to get the fish from a lake containing the Abaia are instantly confronted with a tsunami created by the whipping of the Abaia\'s intense tail. In any case, another adaptation of the legend says that in the event that somebody hurts an animal living in the Abaia\'s home, the Abaia would bring about a gigantic tempest that surges the land and suffocates the individuals who brought on the damage. One story goes this way:

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Abaia (proceeded with) One day a man found a lake where there were numerous fish to be gotten. At the base of the lake however, there carried on an enchantment eel, however this man did not understand it. He got numerous fish and backtracked the following day with the general population of his town whom he had recounted his revelation, and they likewise were extremely effective. The Abaia was furious that his kindred fish sidekicks were gotten, so he brought about rainstorm rain to fall on the town that night, and the lake overflowed, and every one of the general population suffocated with the exception of an old lady who had not eaten of the fish and who spared herself in a tree. "Melanesia", an umbrella term utilized for the islands of New Guinea, the Torres Strait Islands, the Admiralty Islands, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Vanuatu.

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Dragons Dragons are the most surely understood legendary animals, and, all things considered, there are numerous varying depictions of mythical beasts in various societies. The most generally known mythical beast is the European monster, typically portrayed as a goliath flying reptile with bat wings that inhales fire, lives in a give in and crowds gold to think about. Most European mythical serpents in stories are antagonistic and forceful, and an image of wickedness. For instance, in the tale of St. George and the mythical serpent, where St. George is held as a paragon of ethicalness rather than the vindictive mythical beast requesting human yield. The Asian mythical serpent is a significant diverse element inside and out. As per Chinese researchers, the winged serpent had nine anatomical similarities to different animals, including the tusks of a stag, the eyes of an evil presence, the leader of a camel, and the sizes of a carp, in addition to other things. For the most part, Asian winged serpents are long and wind like, scaled, have four legs and five paws, and a facial hair. In numerous Asian societies, the mythical serpent has a profound criticalness. In Chinese culture, the winged serpent was an image of the Emperor and seen as capable and warlike. In Japanese myth, mythical serpents were viewed as water divine beings or spirits connected with rain and waterways.

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Dragons (proceeded with) Dragons have likewise showed up in present day writing, for example, Smaug in J.R.R.Tolkien\'s novel \'The Hobbit\', and the famous books by Christopher Paolini, \'Eragon\', "Eldest" and \'Brisingr\'. These days in present day dream, winged serpents are still observed as intense, however not really abhorrent or great, and some have gained the characteristic of boundless insight and insights.

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Basilisk The basilisk is an antiquated animal which is to a great degree hazardous. It can execute with a gaze or simply anything is inhales upon. It is said that it was hideous to the point that when it takes a gander at itself, it could kick the bucket in a split second. It is conceived when a snake takes care of a cockerel\'s egg, and that is likewise the motivation behind why the basilisk resembles a combination between a cockerel and a snake. Its toxic substance is strong to the point that it can not just slaughter the question that is touching it, additionally the thing that is touching the harmed protest et cetera. For instance, a man on a steed who slaughtered a basilisk with his lance will get contaminated with the toxic substance through his lance and the stallion will get tainted by the man, bringing about him and his steed to run down with it.

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The main thing that can murder a basilisk is a weasel due to its pee\'s odor and a chicken\'s crow. Tragically, the weasel will bite the dust too in view of the basilisk\'s solid toxin yet a chicken\'s crow is in a flash lethal to the basilisk and can murder it without hurting others. It is additionally supposed that it can be murdered through mirrors as it takes a gander at its ugly face. Very few who experienced the fabulous animal had survived yet the individuals who did had lived to recount the account of this risk to creatures, people and plants.

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A mermaid is half-lady, half-angle. Mermaids that are portrayed in workmanship and legends are typically holding a reflect or a brush; they once in a while sit on the stones and sing, which baits mariners to their fate. This is the reason they are once in a while blended with sirens. Numerous individuals have seen pictures of them. Practically every culture that incorporates nautical has spotted them. Early sightings of mermaids by the Arabs, the Greeks, the medieval mariners and the renowned Christopher Columbus and sightings have even been accounted for in the Twentieth Century. They are likewise appeared in network shows like "Wipe Bob Square Pants" and "The Little Mermaid". A few people still trust the mermaids still exist. They are most likely dugongs or manatees, in actuality.

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Chupacabra A Chupacabra is an irregular legendary animal that exists in our century. It is accounted for depleting ranch creatures\' blood in Puerto Rico 1995 to Texas and Brazil 2007. It is said to turn out during the evening to catch its prey with stealth to stay away from identification by people. Chupacabra chomps are typically the

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