Oh gosh, bestiaries were like, the best thing ever…
(he looks so smug too)
The reindeer, aka the colour-changing camo antelope:
I think this was supposed to be a reindeer anyway? Actually I’m not sure. All I know is Latin dictionaries today say “tarandrus” means reindeer and it’s used in their scientific name too.
Oh gods what even is this thing
And then there are the griffins
It’s like they have quadrupedal pterosaur wings but they’re also bird wings with legs on them and I don’t even…?
I kinda want to work that weird anatomy into some kind of leijonœrn subgroup to be honest.