Encyclopaedia of Cryptozoology
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Illustration of a si from the Classic of Mountains and Seas.

The si (兕) or qingniu (青牛; Chinese: "livid ox") is a cryptid reported from China, described as a very bulky, large animal somewhat like an ox, with a single horn on its forehead. It has traditionally been considered as some form of modern rhinoceros or simply an ox, but it has been suggested that its description is closer to an elasmothere.[1] This makes it the only example of an alleged living Elasmotherium reported in modern times.

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