Animal Behavior & Evolution

rite about a unicorn (which is a mammal with features resembling a goat (Bovid) (hoof structure), horse (Equid) (body shape), and rhinoceros (Rhinoceratid) (horn in center of skull). Likely an artiodactyl. First reported in India and the Indus Valley, later reported in wooded Eurasian areas. All recorded individuals feature a single prominent horn in the center of the forehead, and a thin tail with a tuft of fur at the distal end. Individuals are often described with a beard similar to that of a goat (Caprine). Traditionally aggressive to human hunters and difficult to track/capture, but readily approaches unmated female humans. Early reports suggest red, white, or black pelage) fictional/hypothetical/mythological organism.