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)

13 comments:

  1. I <3 UNICORNS!!!!!!!!

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  2. Doing a project on unicorns

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  3. im a unicorn and i dont belive in human :)

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  4. Aren't unicorns with wing called alicorns?

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    1. Yes unicorns with wings are called alicorns

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  5. A unicorn with wings is called an alicorn, not a pegacorn or unicus.

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  6. Go on unicorncrazy123.blogspot.co.nz

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  7. OMG!!! I KNEW UNICORNS WERE REAL!!! Told you so mom!!

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  8. Great article, really love the unicorn list. I would add a few more to your list http://thisunicornlife.com/types-of-unicorns-4-mythical-creatures/

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