The Natural History of Unicorns

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Granta, 2009 - 258 Seiten
Where did the unicorn come from, and how was it accepted as a part of the animal kingdom for so long? The author follows the beast's trail to the plateaus of India and into the jungles of Africa to unearth the flesh and blood ancestors of our iconic unicorn, finding traces of it in a hotchpotch of existing species.

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A onehorned ass
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Where unicorns roam
29
The JudaeoChristian unicorn
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Chris Lavers is a lecturer in the School of Geography, University of Nottingham. He is the author of

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