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By Oberon Zell-Ravenheart
Unusual beasts of all types have crawled, run, swam, and flown via humanitys mind's eye and tourists stories because the sunrise of time. From Gryphons and Unicorns, to Dragons, Mermaids, or even more unusual and fantastical animals, A Wizards Bestiary takes you on a paranormal trip throughout the a while and worldwide, to find elusive creatures of fantasy and legend. pay attention - the following be Monsters!
The first part lists over 1,000 excellent creatures from each land in an encyclopedic, alphabetical thesaurus layout, from Aatxe to Zyphoeus. each one access encompasses a small representation, in addition to cross-references to different similar beasts.
Next, the authors current extra in-depth positive factors on a few of extra fascinating of those mythical beasts, equivalent to the ocean Serpent and the Man-Eating Tree of Madagascar. background, myths, and legends of every creature are awarded, with specific emphasis on determining real-life origins of legendary creatures in genuine dwelling animals, akin to the hyperlink among the Kraken and the enormous squid. This part is split into those categories:
* Animate Plants
Expanded cryptozoological entries contain the Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot, Mokele-Mbembe, El Chupacabra, Mothman, and different secret monsters suggested by way of eyewitnesses yet now not but proven by means of science.
They are grouped into the next categories:
* Primates and Hominids
* Bipedal Monsters
* Carnivorous Mammals
* Herbivorous Mammals
* Sea Serpents and Lake Monsters
* residing Dinosaurs
* secret Monsters
A Wizards Bestiary is profusely illustrated with previous woodcuts, engravings, and different photos from historic assets, in addition to interpretations via sleek artists, together with the authors. No different bestiary has been so well-illustrated! Hand-drawn medieval-style maps by means of Oberon Zell-Ravenheart express purported locales of alternative beasts on all continents and seas.