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  • He appears in the Koran as Dhul-Qarnayn, literally “the two-horned one,” in reference to his image on ancient coins wearing the horns of his divine father Zeus-Ammon.

    Alexander the Great

  • Ferguson wanted to behead him, and Carmen wanted to save him from that fate so he could be her two-horned unicorn in a special parade of dolls.

    Steven Crandell: A is for Amy & Adonis: Double Post -- Chapters I and J

  • And then I want him to put on a too-small red Karate gi, jump aboard the shimmering two-horned unicorn he's got tied out back, and I want him to hunt down the Illinois Attorney General in an endless field of wheat so that we can continue this wacky palm-to-forehead story of American politics at its worst.

    Greg Boose: I'm Totally Rooting for Blago at This Point

  • Peninsular Malaysia is also home to the world's smallest rhinoceros, the two-horned Sumatran rhinoceros (Didermocerus sumatrensis).

    Peninsular Malaysian rain forests

  • The two-horned Sumatran rhinoceros (Didermocerus sumatrensis) once ranged through much of southeast Asia.

    Sumatran montane rain forests

  • The two-horned Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) once ranged through much of southeast Asia.

    Sumatran lowland rain forests

  • An off-site occurrence of the Eocene-Oligocene Gebel Qatrani formation north of Lake Qarun within the Lake Qarun Protected Area have revealed the fossils of ancestral elephants, a two-horned mammal Arsinotherium, and eight primate lineages, including two genera of the earliest known hominoids.

    Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley), Egypt

  • A small, two-horned species, the Sumatran rhino has long, shaggy reddish-brown fur covering its body and limbs.

    Are Sumatran rhinos really ‘living fossils’?

  • * Sumatran rhino: Also known as the hairy or Asian two-horned rhinoceros, fewer than 300 survive today in the subtropical and tropical dry forests of Indonesia and Malaysia.

    National Endangered Species Day

  • In five minutes the horse was at the door, with a clumsy two-horned side-saddle, and I started at once for the upper regions.

    A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

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