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This category is for sightings (real or immortalized in statuary, art, or enactment) of figures, beings or creatures of mythic or epic status.
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Epic Beings and CreaturesMolina Mermaid - San Salvador, El Salvador

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This mermaid is located on a Monument to Hunduran poet Juan Ramón Molina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: El Salvador

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: 3/17/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesCupid and Psyche - Paris, France

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This sculpture of Cupid and Psyche is located in the Louvre Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: 10/3/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesThrone with Griffins - Paris, France

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These griffins can be found in the Louvre Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: 10/3/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesCrane of the Sault - Epic Creature - Sault St Marie - Michigan, USA.

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The life-size bronze sculpture known as 'The Crane of the Sault' was dedicated June 8, 1985. Placed in front of the Sault Ste Marie, Courthouse, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Michigan

date approved: 6/4/2013

last visited: 6/4/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMercury - Pasadena, CA

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This sculpture is in the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/2/2013

last visited: 5/1/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesDunster Court Griffins - Mincing Lane, London, UK

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This pair of carved stone griffins sit atop gateposts at the entrance to Dunster Court. Some refer to these as dragons and the two terms seem to be used to describe the same creatures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/2/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPandava Hero - Pasadena, CA

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In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, the Pandava brothers decimated their enemies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 5/31/2013

last visited: 5/1/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesFaun - Pasadena, CA

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The Romans believed that fauns (half human–half goat) were gods of the forest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 5/1/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesWolf of Rome - Epic Being - Sault St Marie - Michigan, USA.

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The 'Wolf of Rome' in front of the Sault Ste Marie, Courthouse is an exact copy, of the 'Capitoline Wolf' which has been housed since 1471 in the Palazzo dei Conservatori on the Campidoglio, Rome, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Michigan

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 6/1/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesUnicorn - B.A.A. Logo - 100th Running Boston Marathon - Boston, MA

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The unicorn found in the commemoration installation in Copley Square is the logo for the Boston Athletic Association.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/24/2013

last visited: 5/8/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPomona - Pomona College - Claremont, California

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This sculpture is of Pomona, the Roman goddess of fruitful abundance and is one of the few Roman gods without a Greek counterpart. This sculpture is found on the campus of Pomona College in Claremont, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: California

date approved: 5/19/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesGriffins - Pasadena, CA

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These griffins are located on the City of Padsadena Permit Center at 175 N. Garfield Avenue in Pasadena, CA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 5/10/2013

last visited: 6/24/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesOld City Hall Epic Creatures -- Wichita KS

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Two different but similarly fearsome creatures leer over those who dare to approach the former City Hall in downtown Wichita KS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/6/2013

last visited: 3/16/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesCamouflaged Dragon -- Douglas Co. Courthouse, Lawrence KS

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A wonderful dragon slinks down one side of the Douglas County Courthouse clock tower in downtown Lawrence KS. You can almost feel him drooling!!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/6/2013

last visited: 3/16/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesCreeping Dragon Chimera -- Riley Co. Courthouse, Manhattan KS

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A camouflaged dragon creeps down the side of the Riley Co. Courthouse in manhattan KS

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/6/2013

last visited: 11/12/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesWinged lion-eagle sphinxes -- US Courthouse, 401 N Main St, Wichita KS

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Two fierce-clawed and sharp-toothed eagle-lion sphinxes hold the seal of the U S Government in a frieze over the entrance to the US Courthouse in downtown Wichita KS

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/3/2013

last visited: 3/16/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesMedusa -- Osborne Co. Courthouse, Osborne KS

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The severed head of Medusa decorates the front western entrance to the Osborne Co. Courthouse in Osborne KS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/3/2013

last visited: 1/6/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesHygieía — Bad Homburg v. d. Höhe, Germany

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Statue of Hygieía, the Greek goddess of health, inside the temple of the Elisabethenbrunnen, one of the most famous wells in the spa town of Bad Homburg

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 4/29/2013

last visited: 7/9/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesBellerophon Taming Pegasus - Finsbury Avenue, London, UK

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When seeing this sculpture for the first time the initial thought is "what is it"?. If you had a photograph you would be rotating it in your hands to try and discover its secret.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/29/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesThe Dragon Being Slain by Saint George – Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

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This statue on the Newcastle Upon Tyne municipal war memorial showing Saint George slaying the dragon was used to represent victory in the Great War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northeast England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/29/2013

last visited: 9/27/2013

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Epic Beings and CreaturesPegasus - Calgary, Alberta

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On top of the Pegasus Greek Restaurant you will find a small statue of a pegasus that attracts your attention to this restaurant in southwest Calgary, Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 4/29/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesGargoyles @ the Washington Memorial Chapel - Valley Forge, PA

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Authentic medieval gargoyles adorn the top of the Washington Memorial Chapel @ Valley Forge Military Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/29/2013

last visited: 3/17/2012

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Epic Beings and CreaturesREMOVED Centaur Knight - Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

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Statue of centaur knight in centre of Luxembourg City

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Luxembourg

date approved: 4/18/2013

last visited: 6/21/2014

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Epic Beings and CreaturesUnicorn - Niederscheld, Hessen, Germany

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[DE] Dieses geflügelte Einhorn findet man bei einem privaten Haus in Niederscheld / [EN] This winged unicorn can be found at a private house in Niederscheld

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 4/13/2013

last visited: never

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Epic Beings and CreaturesSasquatch — Harrison Hot Springs, BC

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The sasquatch, or bigfoot, is a legendary primate that has often reported around the Harrison Hot Springs area. Sasquatch is an Anglicized derivative of the local Halq'eméylem word sásq’ets.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/9/2013

last visited: never

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