14 Animals That You Thought Were Real But They Never Existed


Human beings are slaves of their imaginations and this is what makes our life interesting. We imagine almost everything out of the bounds. Our imagination is the greatest asset we have. We imagine so strong that some of our imaginations have even turned into myths and since the inception of the human being, we have carried a vivid imagination throughout the centuries. Animals have always been a great companion to human beings but there are a few that we have imagined and this is why these 14 animals came into existence even when they never really existed.

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1.Unicorns

Unicorns even had appearances in Bible as well as many other medieval texts but this beautiful looking animal is just a fragment of our wild imagination.

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2. Aspidochelone

This sea creature was said to be so large that an island would sit on it and this image also came into existence in the medieval text.

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3. De Loys’ Ape

The Swiss explorer François De Loys first talked about this kind of ape but and presented this photograph but it was said to be a hoax and the picture as well the so-called ape diminished soon.

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4. Bonnacon

This animal was said to be shooting acidic faeces up to 600 meters and people even believed that they existed. According to historians, they never existed.

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5. Jackalope

The stories of horned rabbits were always there and it even convinced so many peoples but they only were in our minds.

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6. Vegetable Lamb

Rabbi Yohanan was the pioneer of this popular myth and said that the lamb would grow out of the tree.

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7. Dragons

Although everyone wants the dragons to be real but they were never real and only existed in myths and famous stories.

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8. Sea Serpent

Stories about Sea serpent were most famous in Greek mythologies and were said to be very dangerous.

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9. Big Foot

The mystical creature who is said to be walking in the wilderness and leaving behind bigfoot never existed in reality. Although it had led to numerous commercial ventures and hoaxes but it was never there.

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10. Godzilla Frog

People thought of a frog that would 2.5 feet long and thus the name Godzilla Frog came into the existence. Like all other animals on this list, the frog never existed.

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11. A Chimeric Penguin

Until 2017 there were no questions on their existence but a forensic test on the bones in 2017 reported that the bones were actually of three different species of penguins that are still alive.

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12. Ginormous Spider

As of popular belief, a spider with a foot-long body and a leg span of 19+ inches was there but they were mere rumors and no such animal existed.

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13. Lascaux unicorn

Although all the animals found in prehistoric paintings are based on real animals this one was said to be the mixture of few animals which never existed in history.

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14. Camelopehoundvaark

This is a set animal and is an Egyptian version of the Lascaux unicorn. It looks like a mixture of various animals like antelope, a greyhound, a donkey a long-snouted mouse, and even a boar.

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