What's This?
Mythic Creatures

Check out this mystery photo! It's brought to you by Science Explorations, a partnership between the American Museum of Natural History and Scholastic.

A narwhal with only its tusk and top of the head visible, emerging from the water and pictured from above.

You're looking at an animal's long, spiraled tooth.

Can you guess what it is?








water buffalo

Nope. Try again!
You got it!

ANSWER: narwhal

Explore the photo gallery below to discover a mythical creature whose horn resembles the narwal's tooth. Plus, check out fantastical beasts from around the world!

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All photos courtesy of American Museum of Natural History