Baí Zé (simplified Chinese: 白泽; traditional Chinese: 白澤; Wade–Giles: Pai Tse), or hakutaku (白沢?) in Japanese, is a fantastic beast from Chinese legend. Its name literally means "white marsh".

Wade–Giles: Pai Tse), or hakutaku (白沢?) in Japanese, is a fantastic beast from Chinese legend. Its name literally means "white marsh".

Here's a Handy Little Guide to the World's Mythical Creatures

Here's a Handy Little Guide to the World's Mythical Creatures

Not pictured: The legendary Scuzzlebutt of South Park, Colorado View "Infographic: Mythical Creatures From Around The World" and more funny posts on Dorkly

The World’s Mythical Creatures

First of all, the basilisk a humongous snake controlled by Tom Riddle. Second of all the Black Shuck is Sirius Black. Third of all, the Cerberus is named Fluffy.

In Greek mythology, the Chimera (Greek Χίμαιρα (Chímaira); Latin Chimaera) was a monstrous creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, composed of the parts of multiple animals. The Chimera was one of the offspring of Typhon and Echidna and a sibling of such monsters as Cerberus and the Lernaean Hydra.

In Greek mythology, the Chimera was a monstrous creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, composed of the parts of multiple animals. The Chimera was one of the offspring of Typhon and Echidna and a sibling of such monsters as Cerberus and the Lernaean Hydra.

The Zheng. A beast from the mythologies of China that was reported to have lived amongst the creatures of this world. The Zheng was a leopard that had 1 long single horn protruding from its forehead. It was red and had 5 tails. The Zheng made the sound of striking stones.

Contemporary Chinese artist's impression on a mythical creature described in the "Classic of Mountains and Seas". A brilliant sort of tiger.

Alkonost (Fae/Centauric)(Large) – The second evolution of the Harpy. While Harpies and Furies are ugly, feral creatures without much color spare for the blood of their victims, the Alkonost appears to be a true pearl of nature, with feathers of all the colors of the rainbow. They have the most beautiful voices of all creatures, but the effects they spread are far from benevolent. Their voices destroy memories and take away the will to live from other creatures. (Russian)

Fantasy Digital Art by Vasylina Holodilina

Sirin is a mythological creature of Russian legends, with the head and chest of a beautiful woman and the body of a bird. According to myth, the Sirins lived "in Indian lands" near Eden or around t.

Here Are 45 Awesome Mythology Creatures That Will Scare Your Pants Off! — GeekTyrant

Here Are 45 Awesome Mythology Creatures That Will Scare Your Pants Off!

We all share a fear of the unknown. It is instinctive to be afraid of what we cannot see or understand. That's why scary stories are woven into every culture, spanning centuries, evolving .

An introduction to the spirit-creatures of Japanese mythology, the YOKAI. #Yokai #JapaneseMythology #Japan #Mythology #MrPsMythopedia

An introduction to the spirit-creatures of Japanese mythology, the YOKAI. #Yokai #JapaneseMythology #Japan #Mythology #MrPsMythopedia

Ocean Siren (Mermaid), from EB Hudspeth's The Resurrectionist, a two-part volume that includes The Codex Extinct Animalia, "a Gray’s Anatomy for mythological beasts"

Mythological creatures are cooler when they're anatomically correct

Ocean Siren (Mermaid), from EB Hudspeth's The Resurrectionist, a two-part volume that includes The Codex Extinct Animalia, "a Gray’s Anatomy for mythological beasts" Mythology

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