North Korean unicorn lair 'discovered'

2012-12-04 14:59

kalahari.com

North Korea's official state news agency has announced that the lair of one of the unicorns ridden by the ancient King Tongmyong was 'recently reconfirmed.'

According to The Guardian, the Korean Central News Agency broke the news that archaeologists in Pyongyang had discovered the unicorn's lair.

The report says that they have "recently reconfirmed" the lair of one of the unicorns ridden by the ancient Korean King Tongmyong, founder of a kingdom which ruled parts of China and the Korean peninsula from the the 3rd century BC to 7th century AD.

The KCNA goes on to state that the location happens to be 200 metres from a temple in the North Korean capital, adding: "A rectangular rock carved with words "Unicorn Lair" stands in front of the lair."

"The carved words are believed to date back to the period of Koryo Kingdom (918-1392)," says the report.

This comes shortly after the online version of China's Communist party newspaper published an entire gallery of photos of Kim Jong-un when they came across a report on The Onion naming the North Korean dictator the sexiest man alive. They obviously didn't realise it was satire.

 

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