Venn Diagram of Mythical Creatures

This is a slice of cartoonist Jim Unwin's diagram of mythical creatures. Unwin, based out of South London, is also noted around the Internet for his "virtual collection" of chairs from The Incredibles and as the designer of the video game Little Big Planet. Full sized image at the link.

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Strictly speaking, this is not a Venn diagram, which represents _all_ possible intersections available within a set, but an Euler diagram.
By any name, though, the diagram is great.
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Echidna is perhaps best known as being the mother of many monsters, particularily with her union with Typhon. Her name means she-viper. Echidna was killed in her sleep by the hundred-eyed creature Argus.
She was depicted as having the head of a beautiful nymph, but the body of a serpent. The lives of her and her children were only spared so that they could be sport for future heroes.

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