Mythical Creatures

Using the description work out the names of these mythic creatures
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Last updated: March 28, 2014
First submittedNovember 19, 2012
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Winged horse ridden by Greek Hero Bellerophon
Pegasus
King of serpents, causes death with a single glance
Basilisk
Regenerative bird which rises from its own ashes
Phoenix
Man-eating marsh birds of metal
Stymphalian Birds
Winged hags
Harpies
One-eyed giants
Cyclopes
Eagle-headed lion
Griffin
Gigantic bird of Arab legend
Roc
Fire-breathing lizard
Dragon
Theseus killed this half-bull, half-human creature
Minotaur
Norse, underground race famed for being short and fond of gold
Dwarf
Horned horse
Unicorn
Front-Lion, Middle-Goat, Behind-snake
Chimera
Cannibalistic swamp demon killed by Beowulf
Grendel
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Hybrid Horse-men
Centaur
Egyptian guardian with the body of a lion but human head
Sphinx
Lustful goatmen
Satyr
Humans who transform into wolves at full moon
Werewolf
Undead beings who crave blood
Vampire
South American blood-sucking predator
Chupacabra
J.R.R Tolkein' hellish invention which inhabits Middle-earth
Orc
Nine-headed serpent with replaceable heads
Hydra
Clumsy and aggressive giants who sometimes live under bridges
Troll / Ogre
Large land beast from the book of Job in the Old Testament
Behemoth
Large sea beast from the book of Job in the Old Testament
Leviathan
Half-Human sea dwellers with a tail instead of legs
Merfolk
Colossal, squid-like beast from the deep
Kraken
Water horses from Scottish legend
Kelpie
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Level 17
Nov 28, 2012
Fun quiz, a lot of unique answers :)
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Level 67
Apr 24, 2014
Should have Balrog as an answer for the Tolkien one. Spent a while on it thinking you'd made a typo. Otherwise nice.
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Level 75
Aug 3, 2014
Possibly nazgûl/ ringwraith as well.
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Level 56
Jan 9, 2015
I agree. Referring to the creature as 'hellish' makes one thing of fire, thus the Balrog. Orcs are never referred to as being hellish or from hell. They were elves, originally.
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Level 72
Feb 3, 2020
Perhaps goblin-like?
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Level 47
Jan 31, 2020
Would suggest accepting Chimaera which is a legitimate alternate spelling
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Level 72
Feb 3, 2020
Griffon should be accepted