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Your Weekend Creature Comforts: The Griffin

Hello again my faithful followers, I am saddened to say that this weekend’s creature comforts column is probably going to be dismal in proportion to last week’s spotlight of the awe-inspiring dragon, but we are focusing on another pretty famous monster this weekend. Today I bring you the griffin, closely related to some of the previous creatures we’ve talked about here like the hippogriff and sphinx. This creature is a mixture of the most powerful creatures of the animal kingdom on land and in the air: it has the body and tail of a lion while it adorns the head, wings, and front talons of an eagle.


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