Top 10 Most Well-Known Mythical Animals

Phoenix: It's known for high-end spa resorts, Jack Nicklaus–designed golf courses and vibrant nightclubs. Other highlights include the Desert Botanical Garden, displaying  and numerous native plants.

Mermaids: Mermaids appear in the folklore of many cultures worldwide, including Europe, Asia, and Africa. Mermaids are sometimes associated with perilous events such as floods

Dragons: A dragon is a legendary creature, typically with serpentine or reptilian traits, that features in the myths of many cultures.

Centaur: A centaur, or occasionally hippocentaur, is a mythological creature with the upper body of a human and the lower body of a horse.

Pegasus: Pegasus is spyware developed by the Israeli cyber-arms company NSO Group that can be covertly installed on mobile phones running most versions of iOS and Android.

Leviathan: Leviathan is a sea serpent noted in theology and mythology. It is referenced in several books of the Hebrew Bible, including Psalms.

Sirens: Ugg! Sirens crash your boat if you're not careful. Main lesson, don't get distracted by a siren or else you're dead.

Sphinx: A sphinx is a mythical creature with the head of a human, the body of a lion, and the wings of a falcon. In Greek tradition, the sphinx has the head of a woman, and the wings of a bird. 

Hydra: Hydra is a genus of small, freshwater organisms of the phylum Cnidaria and class Hydrozoa. They are native to the temperate and tropical regions.

Unicorns: The term was first published in 2013, coined by venture capitalist Aileen Lee, choosing the mythical animal to represent the statistical rarity of such successful ventures.