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Bizarre & Amazing Mythological Beasts!

By Vadim Newquist Sep 26, 2013

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Hydra

In Greek mythology, the Hydra was a fearsome serpent-like, water-dwelling beast with several heads, that was famously slayed in a battle with Hercules. Its breath was pure poison, and it was said that for every head it had cut off, it would grow two.

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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