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How Europeans imagined animals they had never seen

Imaginative but not completely accurate animal illustrations from the 1200's to the 1800's on the website io9:

 

A crocodile

How Europeans Imagined Exotic Animals Centuries Ago, Based on Hearsay

 

Elephants

How Europeans Imagined Exotic Animals Centuries Ago, Based on Hearsay

 

 

Lions

How Europeans Imagined Exotic Animals Centuries Ago, Based on Hearsay

 

An elephant and a giraffe

How Europeans Imagined Exotic Animals Centuries Ago, Based on Hearsay

 

 

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