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Unicorn is the official national animal of Scotland.
the unicorn is a symbol of purity, freedom, gentleness, virginity, innocence, divinity. as well as masculinity and power.
Unicorns represent the positive energy. King James III preferred a Unicorn as Scotland’s national symbol.
The first mention of a unicorn in Western literature comes from the Greek doctor Ctesias in the 4th century BCE.
As a biblical animal, the unicorn was interpreted symbolic in the early Christian church.
Unicorn Symbolism in Different Countries.
Arms of John, King of Hungary (16th century)
Arms of the County of Roxburgh, Scotland
Arms of Saint-Lô, France
Arms of Líšnice, Czech Republic
Arms of Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany
Unicorns as supporters:
Scottish unicorn, flag and shield carved at Edinburgh Castle
Royal arms of Queen Elizabeth II, as used in England
Royal arms of Queen Elizabeth II as used in Scotland
Coat of arms of Lithuania as used by President
Coat of arms of Nova Scotia.