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Most Mysterious Animals In Legendary Folklore That Will Leave You Shocked.

Nature has a strange sense - it brought in adaptation and mutation in creatures that will leave you speechless. Nature can be weird, it can haunt us, it shocks us with it's unsolved mystery. There are many legendary animals which we might have had heard humors or they were true.

Not only due to the uncanny resemblance to a creature from folklore or urban legends but also because they're extremely adorable. Animal lover? Fiction lover? Doesn't matter. You can have the best of both worlds, read on to see some animals that resemble mythical creatures!

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Most Mysterious Animals In Legendary Folklore That Will Leave You Shocked.

Most Mysterious Animals In Legendary Folklore That Will Leave You Shocked.

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Sea Serpent

Sea Serpent

Giant Oarfish

Giant Oarfish

Sea serpents don't exist, but this sure does. The giant oarfish is nearly 55 feet long and prefers to stay in the deepest layers of the oceans.

Mermaids

Mermaids

Dugongs

Dugongs

This fluffy creature seems to be the origin of all the mermaid stories. Dugongs are very close to manatees, only slimmer.

Dragons

Dragons

Theropods

Theropods

A fierce dragon, wouldn't you say?

Kraken

Kraken

Colossal Squid

Colossal Squid

Here comes the Kraken! The squid's limbs have sharp hooks and they can swivel them.

Phoenix

Phoenix

Flamingo

Flamingo

This magnificent creature gave rise to the legend of the phoenix as identified by ancient Egyptians.

Bunyip

Bunyip

Diprotodon

Diprotodon

This animal existed over 40,000 years ago. It is known to have been the root of a monster known as the"bunyip"

Lochness Monster

Lochness Monster

Plesiosaurus

Plesiosaurus

This resembles the "Loch-ness monster" from urban legends. They too are known to be broad humped and long necked aquatic nature which makes them identical to the description of Plesiosaurus.

Beaked whale

Beaked whale

A famous sea monster known as "Sea Owl" is inspired by none other than the beaked whale.

Deinotherium Giganteum

 Deinotherium Giganteum

It is Known as the giant of the ancient world, the cyclops was deemed as the monster with one eye. Although the skull of this creature seems to fit that description, it was discovered that it infact belonged to a specie of elephants.

The animal looks like this!

The animal looks like this!

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