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a bestiary of the bizarre beasts

Year: 1658
Scientist/artist: Ulisse Aldrovandi
Originally published in: Monstrorum Historiae
Now appears in: Monsters: A Bestiary of the Bizarre by Christopher Dell
This 17th-century unicorn featured a flat face, a lion's mane, cloven hooves in the front and chicken feet in the back, and an accusatory pout.
http://www.strangescience.net/stmam2.htm
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Tags: искусство, мифология, чтение
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