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Qilin, Mythical Chinese Animal

Qilin, also named ‘Lin’, is an animal recorded in Chinese traditional books, together with phoenix, tortoise, and dragon, are called ‘the Four Mythical Animals’, being the mounts of gods and symbolizing auspicious signs. The Qilin has, according to some sources, "the body of a deer, the tail of an ox, the hooves of a horse, [...]

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