They are a white creature that is very elegant and does not interact with man without very good reasons. In the European myths and legends, these beasts are thought to have healing powers as well as spiritual powers. They would also help a man who had managed to catch them in doing a very difficult task. They have been widely used in cartoons and movies that talk about legends and lore.
They are very famous in the Greek mythology and are thought to be a gift from the gods. They are very wild and ferocious making it very hard to catch and tame them. In the stories, only the strongest and the ones with the purest heart could ever hope to catch a unicorn. It is also thought that a virgin would be able to entice a unicorn making it forget its rough behavior and come lie on her lap.
This was how they are caught in some stories. Though they are thought to be white, there have been shows where a unicorn was depicted a very graceful black animal. When the fantasy lovers of unicorns draw them, they use colors depending with how they want to portray them. The Mythology unicorns is a legendary fantasy animal from European folklore which is a white horse with a large horn projecting from its forehead.