Friday, April 29, 2011

Types of Unicorns .

Picture a unicorn .
Many people distingush unicorns differently . Passed down from folk tale to the Bible, different descriptions of unicorns have shed light to the imagination or true fact.  There are 10 different descriptions of unicorns .


Archaic Unicorn: Goat-sized with a billy goat beard, lions tail and cloven hooves 

Northern European variety: Riding horse sized (Largest) pure white, aloof and willing to do battle with lions.




El Alicornio (and / or) El Unicornio : Western European, Spain in particular, has wings on its feet.




Central European: Smaller, pony sized, shy but docile and even friendly to maidens.



Alps and Carpathian: Grey speckled and more robust than the Central European type. Many sure-footed goat-like traits.




Eastern Europe (Slavic or Russian) Pony sized but very fleet


Chinese/Japanese Unicorn


 
Gaelic Unicorn: has a heavy coat against the cold Hibernian winter.


Black Unicorn: black fur, red horn and hooves. Maybe a sub-variety of the Northern European type.



 Pegacorn: Unicorn with wings (also called Unicus)

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