As today's Anomalist tell us:
The Sinister Shadhahvar - Persia's Siren of the Sands ShukerNature. Dr. Karl Shuker offers an excerpt from Unicorns: A Natural History, his work-in-progress that follows his acclaimed Dragons: A Natural History. The lovely image of the unicorn of myth and legend takes a different form in the Shadhavar, a mythical beast with none of the gentle nature so often attributed to the unicorn. Did this Persian legend arise from the sighting of an actual animal?