Obscure Historical Monsters

Modern monsters seem pretty mundane when compared to the monsters of the past, especially the ones found in the Monstrorum Historia by Ulisse Aldrovandi.

You know what to expect from today's slasher or fang faced beast, but what the heck is a two-torsoed tabby or a naked man-beast with an elephant's head going to do to you? Read on and you'll see wildlife you should avoid at all costs.

Link  --via io9

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