legendary creature

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Noun1.legendary creature - a monster that is unverifiable but popularly accepted as possibly factuallegendary creature - a monster that is unverifiable but popularly accepted as possibly factual
abominable snowman, yeti - a large hairy humanoid creature said to live in the Himalayas
doppelganger - a ghostly double of a living person that haunts its living counterpart
sea serpent - huge creature of the sea resembling a snake or dragon
mythical creature, mythical monster - a monster renowned in folklore and myth
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But here were intermingled the voices of later eras--the scream of the panther, the roar of the lion, the baying of wolves and a thunderous growling which we could attribute to nothing earthly but which one day we were to connect with the most fearsome of ancient creatures.
The "mammoth conundrum," as it has been dubbed, revolves around what these ancient creatures ate.
It tells the saga of Geralt of Rivia, a beast slayer who searches for a pack of ancient creatures led by wraith commanders who prey on the human race.
This is a rare instance when you can actually say something concrete about the feeding ecology of these types of ancient creatures with some confidence.
A team of 50 costume designers and engineers have been working since last year to re-create the ancient creatures, The animatronic dinosaurs bat their reptilian eyelids and gnash their teeth with a startling ferocity.
Now, evidence suggests that pyroclastic flows--high-speed rivers of volcanic rock and gas--buried these ancient creatures and preserved them for 120 million years.
Despite being discovered in the land Dow Under, Miller says the fossils may shed light on a universal question on how ancient creatures evolved.
It was all about the latest science and how we've used recent scientific advances to create extremely accurate reconstructions of these ancient creatures, sometimes even down to their colour.
Canada's Coolest, Scariest, Ancient Creatures Return
The study includes many black and white renditions of ancient creatures, topographical graphics, phylogenetic and cladistic diagrams, and color plates.
Ancient creatures are strictly bound to their law, and it's hard to separate them.
TWO new colonies of one of the UK's most ancient creatures have been discovered in south west Scotland, it has emerged.

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