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Hippocampus Hippocampus

The hippocampus is a creature with the upper body of a horse and the lower body of a dolphin or a fish. They are alternatively described as having the lower body of a sea-monster.

In Greek mythology Poseidon's chariot was drawn by a team of hippocampi. Other gods of the sea are often shown sitting or riding on such animals.

See Also: Creatures by Type » Horses, Sea Monsters

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