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Can you pick the famous creatures of Greek Mythology?
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Figures of Greek Mythology
The only mortal of the Gorgons, her gaze was enough to turn anyone into stone.
Having the body of a serpent and several heads, this water beast could regrow two firebreathing heads where one had been severed.
Defeated by Heracles as his First Labor, this giant cat-monster had an impenetrable hide and a ferocious roar.
A winged lion with the head of a woman, this monster ultimately threw herself from her cliff after Oedipus solved her riddle.
This half-man, half-bull horror, slayed by Theseus, was the offspring of Pasiphaë and the Cretan Bull.
This three-headed watchdog of Hades was taken from the Underworld by Heracles as his Twelfth Labor.
This sea monster dwelled on one side of the Strait of Messina, and her many heads devoured six of Odysseus' men.
With the head of a beautiful nymph and the body of a serpent, this monster is often known as 'The Mother of All Monsters'.
Having the head of a lion, the body of a she-goat, and the tail of a dragon, this monster terrorized Lycia and was killed by Bellerophon.
Known as 'The Father of All Monsters', he was trapped under Mount Etna after trying to overthrow the Gods.
This famous Cyclops was Odysseus's first challenge and was blinded by him using a sharpened stick.
This sea monster dwelled on one side of the Strait of Messina as a whirlpool that devoured passing ships.
These creatures had the head of a woman and the body of a bird, luring sailors with their beautiful songs to their destruction.
These specters (ghost-like creatures) devoured frightened travelers that crossed their paths.
Bearing two ferocious heads, this canine beast guarded a herd of red cattle on the island of Erythea.
These winged beasts had the heads of ugly women with crooked, sharp talons and often carried people off to the Underworld for eternal torture.
The Guardian of the Hesperides, this hundred-headed dragon was fooled by Heracles as his Eleventh Labor.
These birds, who bred at an exponential rate, were sacred to Ares, had metallic feathers, and were killed by Heracles as his Sixth Labor.
This enormous boar roamed the forest region around Mount Erymanthus and was captured by Heracles as his Fourth Labor.
A three-bodied winged beast, he was killed by Heracles as his Tenth Labor after losing his herd of oxen.
These followers of Dionysus have the torso and head of a human with the body of a horse.
This winged horse was fathered by Poseidon and Medusa.
This bird, when it feels its death approaching, sets its nest on fire and is consumed, only to be born again.
These creatures have the body of a man, but the tail, flank and hooves of a goat.
This female snake-like creature was seen as a vampire, and stole children in order to drink their blood.
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