Scientists Finally Gather Evidence of Unicorn Existence, and the Findings Are Terrifying

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Ctesias Account

But the Greeks did not see unicorns in the way that we do today. In fact, the Greek historian, Ctesias, gave us the first account in the 5th century B.C. and describes them as wild asses with long horns. A donkey with a horn… that’s not exactly My Little Pony. 

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Pliny the Elder

We hear of them again from Pliny the Elder (1st century A.D.), who says they had “the head of the stag, the feet of the elephant, and the tail of the boar, while the rest of the body is like that of the horse.” The image above shows just what that combination would look like roaming the earth. 

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