Kids' Animal Station

For kids who love animals by a kid who loves animals

Anatomy of A Monster: The Qilin

When I began to do research on the Qilin, I was immediately skeptical of articles that popped up about the mythical beast, calling it “the Chinese Unicorn.” Besides being a … Continue reading

April 8, 2023

Anatomy of A Monster: The Lamassu

As an art historian often found dwelling at the British Museum, the Lamassu caught my admiration and attention while strolling about. The Lamassu is a legendary Mesopotamian creature from early … Continue reading

April 1, 2023

Anatomy of A Monster: The Baku

This week’s mythological monster was a favorite of mine as a child because of the Baku-inspired Pokemon from the Nintendo series. Emerging from both Chinese and Japanese legends, the Baku … Continue reading

March 25, 2023

Anatomy of A Monster: The Manticore

What is a Manticore? This week’s mythical creature is one of the few that actually freaks me out quite a lot, mainly because it’s just so…weird. And surprise, surprise, another … Continue reading

March 18, 2023

Anatomy of A Monster: The Hippogriff

What is a Hippogriff? Although the hippogriff creature is most commonly recognized as the scourge of Lucius Malfoy from the Harry Potter Series in the third book, Harry Potter and … Continue reading

March 11, 2023