Astrology 101: What Mythical Creature Are You?

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In the spirit of Halloween, we thought it would be fun to match up the signs with the mythical creature that best embodies their personality. Which sign is a seductive siren? Which sign burns to ashes before being reborn? And which sign is a clever, mischievous pixie? Read on to find out, and have fun learning a little more about your sign and the mythical creature it’s connected to!

Aries (March 21st-April 19th): Fury

A natural match for passionate Aries, Furies were spirits of justice and vengeance who used their fiery intensity to enforce the moral order.

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Taurus (April 20th-May 20th): Siren

Taureans are the sirens of the Zodiac, blessed with powers of persuasion and voices that are seductive, strong, and beautiful.

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Gemini (May 21sh-June 20th): Pixie

Mischievous, clever, cute, and charming: Pixies embody the characteristics that make Geminis so uniquely captivating.

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Cancer (June 21st-July 22nd): Mermaid

Sensual and feminine, these iconic creatures of the sea are a natural match for a graceful water sign like Cancer.

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Leo (July 23rd-August 22nd): Sphinx

Every Leo has a fierce Lioness within her, so the sphinx–half lioness, half woman–is a beautiful symbol of your strength and intelligence.

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Virgo (August 23rd-September 22nd): Elf

Think less North Pole and more “Lord Of The Rings:” elves, like Virgos, are complex and ethereal beings whose youthful ingenuity mesmerizes everyone they meet.

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Libra (September 23rd-October 22nd): Sylph

Airy and light, these invisible fairies paint the sky with cloudy works of art much like you grace the world with your aesthetic talents.

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Scorpio (October 23rd-November 21st): Phoenix

The phoenix is closely associated with Scorpio, because you are a phoenix: in the darkest times of your life, when you feel completely shattered, you have the unique power to rise up from the ashes and transcend.

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Sagittarius (November 22nd-December 21st): Pegasus

Sagittarians have an affinity for horses. It is fitting, then, that your mythical creature is the free-spirited pegasus, a symbol of wisdom and a source of inspiration.


Capricorn (December 22nd-January 19th) Dryad

Dryads are tree spirits who symbolize the element earth. They’re a perfect representation of your natural strength and sensuality.

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Aquarius (January 20th-February 18th): Unicorn

Uniquely beautiful and creative (just like you!), unicorns have the ability to heal and help every living thing they come in contact with.

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Pisces (February 19th-March 20th): Naiad

Naiads are female spirits who preside over bodies of water. Like Pisces, they are intimately connected to nature and possess great powers of inspiration and prophecy.

Original by Ami Angelowicz

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