Wednesday, November 02, 2011

C is for Capricorn

Sea goats came from the first sea goat, Pricus, who was created by the god Chronos, and they could speak and think and were favored by the gods. The legend goes that eventually all the sea goats made their way to up onto land where they became the four-legged goats that we know today, leaving Pricus as the sole sea goat and the figure in Capricorn mythology.

This, naturally, explains why there are no sea goats today.

* abbreviated, from Gods-and-Monsters website.

Mood Music: Sting, The Soul Cages


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Sylvia Liu said...

Very nice, Melinda! All of your alphabeasts are so amazing. I'm mentioning the challenge in my blog & giving you credit for letting me know about it.

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