Inscription: a) Aotuo: There is a beast on the American continent with a turning head and an empty belly. Its back is like glass and its eyes are as large as lamps. Its feet turn as fast as wheels. It does not eat, but drinks oil instead. It runs one thousand li in a single day and is faster than the strongest horses, and can be ridden by common folk. It is call the Auto, or Qizhe.
b) Bitu: On the American continent there is a giant bird with no head. Its wings are large and it flies above the clouds. To rest it must return to its next. Rarely observed, it lays eggs in the sky that release thunder when they hit the ground and obliterate the surrounding area.
c) Duoli: On the British Isles in the Western Ocean there is a beast, born short and stunted without a father that resembles a sheep. It is called Dolly.
d) Hai Yun: West of the isle of Ying there are tall black clouds tens of thousands of sword-lengths high in the shape of a shen [sea serpent]. The areas it covers resemble warzones, never hosting life again. The world below it is chaos and it is called Hai Yun, or the Black Shen.
e) Kangpu sishou: There is a beast that comes from the American continent known in four parts as Kangpu, Molituo, Kebo and Maoshu. The Molituo [monitor] is an independent cube that has the ability to change its illusory likenesses. The Kebo [keyboard] has one flat side covered with square scales. The Maoshu [mouse] has no feet, but slides around on its stomach. The body of the Kangpu is also square, appearing clumsy but actually highly intelligent. It can perform computations and think like a person. The four beasts are born together and remain connected by the tail. Today they are commonly raised for use and are overly relied upon such that their owners often cannot leave.
f) Kuangniu: There is a cow in the British Isles in the Western Ocean. Its food is like viscera, and has been crazy for many years. When eaten, humans become inane and die. The Islanders burn them without exception. Other kingdoms have stopped eating the cattle from that land. It is called the Mad Cow.
g) Misai'er: In the western kingdom of Ziman there is a birdlike beast with the long body of a fish that flies through the sky. Without eyes but with many fins, it excels in searching for and destroying things. It is called the Missile.
h) Pinfu: In the ocean there is an island that drifts with the current at great speed. Its top is flat and perched upon it are a number of giant birds and people who ride the birds. This island is called: the mother float.
i) Nieshu: In the middle lands there is a rat. On its back there is a human ear. It is called Nie Shu.
j) Tangtan: There is a beast in the western lands with a body like a bull with no feet. Its head is connected directly to its back and its back is covered in armory scales. It moves rapidly on its stomach and its straight snout erupts fire; it is called the Tank.
k) Tingdu: There is a large beast in the darkness that dives several kilometers under the ocean. Its body is black and its skin is as strong as steel. Its eyes are on the tips of the fins on its back. Its back has holes that birth small fish that can jump higher than the clouds. It is called Ting Du.
l) Xuanbei: In the western wasteland there is a bird with four wings with talons connected at the ends. It makes a sound as loud as thunder, and is called the Spinning Bird.