Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Fact of the Day: Giraffe Monster

The Ming dynasty had originally gotten a giraffe from Africa. Many believed the animal to be the mythical animal known as the Qilin.  

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  1. well, that signified a good omen for them :D

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  2. Really, I didn't know that.
    Merry Christmas to you, Daisy and your family.

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  3. Hopefully they wised up after a while

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  4. If you've never seen one before, it must be quite mysterious!

    Have a great Christmas,
    -Kati

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  5. I guess seeing it for the first time must have been quite surprising.

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  6. It's hard to imagine just how strange these animals appeared to people who'd never seen them before.

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  7. What a fun fact, Adam! It's not hard to imagine how people could think after the fisrt time seeing it that giraffes are strange animals, almost mythical. I think they are funny!
    Merry Christmas Adam and all the best for the holidays to you and your family!

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