Mythical Beasts Unearthed

September 2020
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Season 2018 Episode 5 - Mystery Of The Sphinx

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The Sphinx - a monstrous living statue and a terrifying human-lion hybrid. These great mythical beasts inspired both awe and respect, but also fear. They bore the faces of Egyptian Pharaohs, who believed these creatures could grant them huge power. What inspired this formidable mutant? Why was it created? And what role did...
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Season 2018 Episode 4 - Terror Of The Dragons

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The dragon - a terrifying mythical monster with scales like steel, razor sharp teeth, and breath made of fire. What was the real-world inspiration for this ferocious winged monster? And could there be more to this legend than we realise?
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Season 2018 Episode 3 - Monsters Of The Deep

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The Kraken - one of the most feared mythical monsters of the deep. For centuries, sailors lived in terror of it. It was the biggest thing in the ocean - the size of an island. Its huge tentacles could rip boats to pieces in moment. Is this just a legend - or could some kind of monster really be lurking beneath the surface?
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Season 2018 Episode 2 - Mystery Of The Pyramid Serpent

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The Feathered Serpent - a mythical mutant monster. Half bird, half snake. Why were the ancients so convinced this monster existed? Today, a team of beast hunters uses ground breaking science and archaeology to solve the mystery.
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Season 2018 Episode 1 - Legend Of The Minotaur

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The Minotaur - a terrifying monster that's half man, half bull. It was so dangerous, that it was imprisoned in a huge labyrinth and fed on human flesh. The Ancient Greeks created this bloody myth because of what they saw at the palace of Knossos, in Crete. Archaeologists were convinced that buried beneath the city they wou...
January 2020
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Season 2018 Episode 6 - Lost World Of The Cyclops

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The Cyclops - a mythical man-eating giant with superhuman strength and just one eye. But what was the real-world inspiration behind this tall tale? Why were the Ancient Greeks so convinced that killer Cyclops roamed the planet?
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