Gryphon illustration by Sir John Tenniel for Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland.
Gender Male and Females
Region In Egypt, Turkey and southern Europe
Habitat It likes to live in caves and deep forests
Active Whenever it is hungry but mostly during the day
Diet Human livestock, medium size animals and birds but most famously horses.

A Gryphon (Griffin, Griffon) is a large monster, widespread in Western myths and art, possessing the body of a lion and the head and front feet of an eagle - although Egyptian variations are often more falcon-like. Sometimes they have a snake-like tail as well. They are notoriously fond of eating horses, although occasionally this passion will turn from a predatory one to a romantic one, producing an offspring called a hippogryph.

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