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Mythical Creature, ‘the Afanc,’ a Welsh lake monster- with writing prompt

  According to historic-uk.com, love lured this creature out of the depths of the lake. It was love that saved the day, because there was a time when the good folk who lived along the Conwy valley were plagued with terrible flooding that both drowned their livestock and ruined their crops. The cause of this… Continue reading Mythical Creature, ‘the Afanc,’ a Welsh lake monster- with writing prompt

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Mythical Creature, ‘Adar Llwch Gwin,’ a Welsh, polyglot bird- with writing prompt

According to Wikipedia, the Adar Llwch Gwin, are giant birds, similar to the griffin. Griffins have┬áthe head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion. Sometimes it is depicted as having a long snake tail. The female has wings and the males have spikes on their backs in place of wings, this… Continue reading Mythical Creature, ‘Adar Llwch Gwin,’ a Welsh, polyglot bird- with writing prompt

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Mythical Creature, Abarimon, a Medieval Bestiary, with backwards feet and writing prompt

          Have you ever heard that elephants are scared of mice? Or that foxes are sly? These characterizations of animals come from a medieval book called the Bestiary, or Book of Beasts, Khan Academy says. Though this book is not known to many today, you are likely familiar with some of… Continue reading Mythical Creature, Abarimon, a Medieval Bestiary, with backwards feet and writing prompt