The world has not always been completely known to us. Once upon a time, our ancestors knew and understood their environment in an entirely different way, based on different perceptions and information. Born out of these old perceptions were myths and legends – mythologies and pantheons of heroes, gods, goddesses, and fantastic beasts. This infographic lists fifty of these fascinating beasts that humanity has given life through the stories told about them. You might know the stories of the basilisk or the Valkyrie, but what about La Guita Xica, or the dokkaebi? Take a look at these bizarre creatures and get inspired – then go out and read more about them!