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why might ancient peoples have used real animals as inspiration for some of the animals in their myths? What is another example of a mythical animal that might be based on a real animal?

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  1. anonymous
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    Unicorn horse/zebra dragon would be a lizard big foot ape

  2. anonymous
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    mermaid is the combination of fish and human

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    It was easier for them to use existent animals as the basis for mythical creatures and since everything we perceive is implated in our consciousness it naturally fell upon the ancient people to use the animals as the fundamentals for mysthical creatures.

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    Thanks that helped a lot Robert

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