Mythical Creatures (H-Z)

Harpy- winged female monster with sharp talens.
Hydra- many-headed water serpent.
Kraken- giant squid.
Minotaur- half man, half bull.
Mummy- dead, embalmed body.
Ogre- man-eating giant.
Pegasus- winged horse.
Phoenix- brilliant-plumed, large bird that sprang from ashes of fire set by previous phoenix.
Sea Serpent- umbrella term for many large sea monsters.
Sphinx- human head, lion's body.
Unicorn- animal generally depicted as having head and body of a horse, the hind legs of a stag, the tail of a lion, and having a long tapering horn growing from the middle of its forehead.
Vampire- undead, blood-sucking creature.
Werewolf- human that transform into a wolf at night.
Wraith- specter seen before death.
Yedi- creature usually described as a shaggy man-beast that is only ever briefly seen moving across snow swept landscapes.
Zombie- living dead.

*McLaughlin, Barb (2005). Mythical Creatures. Retrieved on November 15-16, 2005 from the Soul Quest Learning Center MSN group website:


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