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February 2009


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Mystical Animals P3 - Fairies

Mon 23rd February 2009 (0 comments)

A Fairy


Shakespeare Fairies
With so many different species of animal found all around the world, it is no wonder that there are so many tales and stories of animals that have been put down to being simply legends, but are they? Here we will continue to look at mythical creatures from around the world, by finding out about fairies...

Much of the folklore about fairies revolves around protection from their malice, by such means as cold iron or charms of rowan and herbs because fairies do not like them, or avoiding known fairy hotspots. Many folktales are told of fairies, and they appear as characters in stories from medieval tales and up to the present day in modern literature. Fairies however, have only more recently been depicted as being small, winged creatures as fairies were originally known to be very tall and angelic beings or short yet wise trolls.

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Mystical Animals P2 - Bigfoot

Wed 18th February 2009 (7 comments)

Forest Bigfoot


Bigfoot From Behind
With so many different species of animal found all around the world, it is no wonder that there are so many tales and stories of animals that have been put down to being simply legends, but are they? Here we will continue to look at mythical creatures from around the world next up is Bigfoot...

Bigfoot, also known as the Sasquatch is a giant ape-like creature that is said to inhabit the forest and mountainous regions of Northwest America. Bigfoot is normally described as being enormous (around 10ft tall), very hairy and almost human-like in the way bigfoot travels on two legs rather than the usual four, like many of the primate species around the world and is often thought to be similar to the Yeti found in Nepal.

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Mystical Animals P1 - El Chupracabras

Wed 11th February 2009 (1 comment)

Chupracabra Drawing


Ghostly Chupracabra
With so many different species of animal found all around the world, it is no wonder that there are so many tales and stories of animals that have been put down to being simply legends, but are they? Here we will begin to look at mythical creatures from around the world starting with the Chupacabra...

The Chupacabra or el chupacabras,as it is often known, is a heavy set mythical creature native to the parts of both North and South America although it is mainly associated with an unidentified animal seen in Puerto Rico. Sighting of the Chupacabra started in the 1900s and stretch from Northern Maine to Southern Chilie.

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Ben the Beaver's Barrel of Laughs #7

Mon 9th February 2009 (1 comment)
Ben Beaver A dog thinks: Hey, these people I live with feed me, love me, provide me with a nice warm, dry house, pet me, and take good care of me... They must be God!

A cat thinks: Hey, these people I live with feed me, love me, provide me with a nice warm, dry house, pet me, and take good care of me... I must be a God!

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The Wolf Changes Colour

Fri 6th February 2009 (0 comments)

A Wolf Howling


A Wolf
Recent research on the wolf populations in North America has revealed that there are more and more wolves that have developed to having a darker coloured coat. These wolves are generally white or grey in colour but more and more appear to be inheriting the pigment that makes the fur of the wolf black.

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