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   Mystery solved: North Korea 'unicorn' find is really a 'dragon with hooves of a cow'

07 Dec 2012 11:52 AM   |   8397 clicks   |   International Business Times
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Snarfangel     
Are they certain it wasn't a centaur, or perhaps a minotaur? What about a hippocampi?

07 Dec 2012 08:44 AM
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Sybarite    [TotalFark]  
A qilin, of course. A kirin would just be silly.

upload.wikimedia.org

07 Dec 2012 08:46 AM
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nekom    [TotalFark]  
So how did they go extinct? They ate them all during the famine in the 90s?

07 Dec 2012 10:07 AM
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EvilEgg    [TotalFark]  

Snarfangel: Are they certain it wasn't a centaur, or perhaps a minotaur? What about a hippocampi?


Could have been a griffin, you never know with these things.

07 Dec 2012 10:43 AM
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oldfarthenry    [TotalFark]  
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Completely serious! Not a mother-in-law joke.

07 Dec 2012 11:57 AM
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StrangeQ     
I just love how this crackpot dictatorships think that just because they can make a cowed and terrified populace believe anything they want, the rest of the world won't laugh in their face when they try to make these rediculous claims. They're like that pathologically lieing kid on the playground that insists he has a Babe Ruth rookie card but refuses to ever bring it to school or let anyone come over and see it.

07 Dec 2012 12:01 PM
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megarian    [TotalFark]  

Snarfangel: Are they certain it wasn't a centaur, or perhaps a minotaur? What about a hippocampi?


lulz

07 Dec 2012 12:01 PM
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IrateShadow     
So... it's a cow with mange and maybe some form of shingles?

07 Dec 2012 12:01 PM
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justinurrkunt     
Chasing that tourist money.

07 Dec 2012 12:02 PM
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natas6.0    [TotalFark]  
Jeez..I was hoping for better things from this fat slob.
his people are getting shorter due to malnutrition
nationalized haircuts
We used to laugh in the skif in the south when my pal pointed out that all the bark from the trees had been taken off to eat due to famine.
it's almost as bad as detroit

07 Dec 2012 12:03 PM
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Satanic_Hamster     
www.bruguru.com

07 Dec 2012 12:04 PM
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LewDux     
media.tumblr.com

07 Dec 2012 12:05 PM
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ahchoo     

LewDux: [media.tumblr.com image 200x151]


It's a Leopluradon Charlie.

/lulz
//srashies

07 Dec 2012 12:07 PM
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darth_badger     

Snarfangel: Are they certain it wasn't a centaur, or perhaps a minotaur? What about a hippocampi?




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07 Dec 2012 12:07 PM
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cgraves67     

IrateShadow: So... it's a cow with mange and maybe some form of shingles?


Maybe a cultural memory preserved via oral tradition of some neolithic beast that was hunted to extinction like a mammoth, giant ground sloth, or subby's mom.

07 Dec 2012 12:08 PM
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ahchoo     
i47.tinypic.com

bred for it's skills in magic..

07 Dec 2012 12:15 PM
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IrateShadow     

cgraves67: Maybe a cultural memory preserved via oral tradition of some neolithic beast that was hunted to extinction like a mammoth, giant ground sloth, or subby's mom.


Maybe it's some kind of cow harlequin baby.

07 Dec 2012 12:16 PM
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Lex Sluthor     
Just as I suspected.

07 Dec 2012 12:18 PM
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offmymeds     

Sybarite: A qilin, of course. A kirin would just be silly.

[upload.wikimedia.org image 546x599]


Thanks. Now I know what that thing sitting on my lamp table is called.

img.auctiva.com

Qilin.

07 Dec 2012 12:20 PM
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CJHardin     
And I found out that a fark link is really not 1 but 2 farking autoplay videos!

07 Dec 2012 12:25 PM
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ChewbaccaJones     
Kim Jong Un: "He has the head of a camel, the neck of a crocodile..."

Sixiang Wang: "It sounds rather strange."

Kim Jong Un:: "He's both a fish and a mammal, And I hope he'll never change"

07 Dec 2012 12:26 PM
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Marshal805     
So that's what happened to Discord!

07 Dec 2012 12:27 PM
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traylor     
It's a nice old lady.

i6.photobucket.com 

There are a few more examples of humans growing horns on their heads. What makes you think it couldn't happen to horse?

07 Dec 2012 12:28 PM
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I_C_Weener    [TotalFark]  
That's what they said about the coelacanth.

07 Dec 2012 12:31 PM
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Burr     
Sarge: So unless anybody has any more mythical creatures to suggest as a name for the new vehicle, we're gonna stick with: the Warthog. How about it, Grif?
Grif: No, sir. No more suggestions.
Sarge: Are you sure? How 'bout Big Foot?
Grif: It's okay.
Sarge: Unicorn?
Grif: No, really. I'm... I'm cool.
Sarge: Sasquatch?
Simmons: Leprechaun?
Grif: Hey, he doesn't need any help, man.
Sarge: Phoenix?
Grif: [sigh] [muttering] Christ.
Sarge: Hey Simmons! What's the name of that Mexican lizard? Eats all the goats.
Simmons: Uh, that would be the Chupacabra, sir.
Sarge: Hey Grif! Chupathingy, how 'bout that? I like it. Got a ring to it.

07 Dec 2012 12:37 PM
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hamsack     
Wow, not 1 but 2 autoplay videos on the page. At the same time too.

07 Dec 2012 12:49 PM
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trippdogg     
To put it in context:

North Korea's state media is renowned for making bold claims, especially when it comes to embellishing the personality cults of the ruling Kim dynasty.

The late Kim Jong-Il, who died a year ago, reportedly carded a 38-under par in his maiden round of golf, striking between five and 11 holes-in-one depending on various accounts of the feat.

07 Dec 2012 12:56 PM
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jayessell     
Maybe after being burned by The Onion a few times they've started their own?

07 Dec 2012 12:57 PM
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toraque    [TotalFark]  
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Wait, they're NOT unicorns? What the hell have I been eating this whole time?

07 Dec 2012 01:00 PM
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Albert911emt     
Just further proof that Best Korea is best for a reason.

07 Dec 2012 01:02 PM
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udhq    [TotalFark]  
"The discovery of the unicorn lair, associated with the legend about King Tongmyong, proves that Pyongyang was a capital city of ancient Korea as well as Koguryo Kingdom," remarked internationally-renowned North Korean archaeologist Lisa Frank.

07 Dec 2012 01:07 PM
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Pants full of macaroni!!     
Their first tipoff that it wasn't a unicorn was that Enya didn't fall out when it opened its mouth.

/"ha ha, Pfom!!, you read GWS, LOSER!"

07 Dec 2012 01:13 PM
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Oznog     
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Sounds like North Korea has their own Al Gore.

07 Dec 2012 01:14 PM
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safeforwork    [TotalFark]  

udhq: "The discovery of the unicorn lair, associated with the legend about King Tongmyong, proves that Pyongyang was a capital city of ancient Korea as well as Koguryo Kingdom," remarked internationally-renowned North Korean archaeologist Lisa Frank.


???

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07 Dec 2012 01:17 PM
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Mega Steve     
Sarge-Hey simmons, whats the name of that mexican lizard, eats all the goats?
Simmons-Uhh, I believe you are thinking of the chupacabra sir
Sarge-Hey grif...chupathingy...i like it, it has a ring to it

07 Dec 2012 01:17 PM
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PirateKing     
Burr:

Mega Steve:


DIDN'T I TELL YOU TO STOP MAKING UP ANIMALS?!

07 Dec 2012 01:30 PM
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BarkingUnicorn    [TotalFark]  
The legend says that the kirin appears when a great leader arises. That's all this is about.

07 Dec 2012 01:36 PM
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DECMATH     

ChewbaccaJones: Sixiang Wang


4.bp.blogspot.com ?

07 Dec 2012 01:40 PM
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CruJones     
Trogdor, burning ting the peasants

07 Dec 2012 02:54 PM
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fireclown     

I_C_Weener: That's what they said about the coelacanth.


And they kept saying it, until someone produced an actual Coelacanth.
www.rainforest-rescue.org

07 Dec 2012 03:06 PM
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StaleCoffee     
What did it drop?

07 Dec 2012 03:18 PM
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freetomato    [TotalFark]  
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07 Dec 2012 04:07 PM
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kim jong-un     

StrangeQ: I just love how this crackpot dictatorships think that just because they can make a cowed and terrified populace believe anything they want, the rest of the world won't laugh in their face when they try to make these rediculous claims. They're like that pathologically lieing kid on the playground that insists he has a Babe Ruth rookie card but refuses to ever bring it to school or let anyone come over and see it.


I totally do. In fact, I have 5. You just want me to bring them so you can steal them.

Jerk. I'm not inviting you to my birthday either. And I'm gonna have unicorn dragon rides too. Even if you come , I'm not going to let you ride any.

07 Dec 2012 04:51 PM
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Prussian_Roulette     
If only it was some sort of Korean speaking, unicorn-dragon. With rainbow stripes. That would be trippy.

07 Dec 2012 04:55 PM
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MythDragon     

Prussian_Roulette: If only it was some sort of Korean speaking, unicorn-dragon. With rainbow stripes. That would be trippy.


www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk
"어, 나도 들었어. 뭐야, 하나도 재미없잖아"

07 Dec 2012 05:02 PM
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SavageWombat     

MythDragon: Prussian_Roulette: If only it was some sort of Korean speaking, unicorn-dragon. With rainbow stripes. That would be trippy.

[www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk image 450x289]
"어, 나도 들었어. 뭐야, 하나도 재미없잖아"


You can't even see the baby bump in that picture.

How the hell do you get an out-of-wedlock pregnancy into a kids' show anyway?

07 Dec 2012 05:11 PM
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MythDragon     

SavageWombat: How the hell do you get an out-of-wedlock pregnancy into a kids' show anyway?


That's a kids show??

07 Dec 2012 05:24 PM
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Fano    [TotalFark]  

IrateShadow: So... it's a cow with mange and maybe some form of shingles?


Mama-san Fortuna does good work.

07 Dec 2012 07:26 PM
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Isildur     
They've probably sealed it away to keep the illegitimate ruler on the throne.
i.imgur.com

08 Dec 2012 12:59 AM
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