Unicorn Day: 5 Facts About Unicorns

Unicorn Day: 5 Facts About Unicorns


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Who doesn’t love unicorns?

 

These majestic, fantastical beasts have long caught our imagination in countless myths and legends over many different cultures.

Let’s celebrate Unicorn Day with some cool facts about unicorns!

 

1. The first unicorn was depicted in the Lascaux Caves in France… in 15,000 BCE! It actually had two horns, but people have been imagining unicorns for a really long time.

Photo: Rainbow Unicorn Necklace

 

2. Marco Polo thought he discovered unicorns and called them quite ‘ugly brutes’... but they were actually rhinoceroses! He’s not the only explorer to have made such mistakes.

3. Unicorn ‘horns’ were super valuable. In 1590, German merchants actually sold these horns for 10x their weight in gold, around £18,000!

Photo: Undead Unicorn Necklace

 

4. Did you know you can get a permit to hunt unicorns? In Michigan, you can actually get one from the Lake Superior State University!

5. Unicorns actually influenced India’s fate! Genghis Khan reportedly decided not to conquer India after seeing unicorns bowing down to him.

Photo: Neon Infinity Mirror Night Lights

 

Did you know any of these? Let us know what your fav fact was!

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