Docile in the presence of girls but distrssed by boys, the Arabian unicorn inhabits the remote mountain and desert regions of Arabia. Three other subspecies of unicorns have been recordeed acrooss the globe, which, despite appearances, are closely related.
PROMINENT features of the unicorn:
- spiral horn in forehead
- billy-goatlike beard
- thick mane
- long neck
- lean, shaggy legs
- cloven hooves
- leonine [lionlike] tail
LAIR OR NEST: None.
DIMENSIONS [ADULT]: 4 to 6 feet long; 3 to 4 feet high.
APPEARANCE: Spiral horn; equine [horselike]; usually light in colour; smaller than often imagined; somtimes mistaken for a foal.
FORMS OF ATTACK: Horn, teeth, hooves.
FOOD: Grasses, pomegranates.
- Dr. Ernest Drake’s Monsterology. Somerville, MA 2008.
- Dr. Ernest Drake’s The Monsterology Handbook. Somerville, MA 2009.