Dragons and Unicorns

Dragons and Unicorns

A Natural History

Book - 1982
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Is it generally safe to walk by dragon weyrs on sunny days? Do dragons really lay golden eggs? Do dragon teeth have any medicinal value? And what about unicorns: Do some rare ones have two horns, and when aren't unicorns white? What is a unicorn "sneeze call," and what exactly is the best way to capture a unicorn, anyway? Find the answers to these and other questions in this charming and carefully researched book that presents the first scientific look at two of the earth's most mysterious and elusive creatures. From the evolution and anatomy of dragons and unicorns to their own special skills (fire-breathing in dragons, reliable virgin detection in unicorns), this unique book of whimsical zoology, complete with drawings, will delight and enchant any modern reader. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1982
ISBN: 9780312218959
0312218958
9780312084998
0312084994
Characteristics: xi, 163 p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Johnsgard, Karin

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Apr 23, 2015

A book that treats dragons and unicorns as if they were living in our everyday world- a really fun way to provide readers with information about them! The book examines dragons and unicorns from throughout the world and the different species one may 'encounter' in the world.

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