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The Griffin (Gryphus arimaspi) is a species of pterosaur indigenous to the Orient.
The Griffin is 7 feet long from head to tail, and 3 feet high at the shoulder. The coat is mostly dark brown or black, speckled with white spots on the fore-quarters, and decorated with quills on the hind parts. The head is distinctively bird-like with a short hooked beak, and a decortive crest of feather-like pycnofibres. The neck is decorated with similar feather-like structures in dark blue.
The wing membranes are white on the upper side, and the underbelly (including the inside of the wings) is reddish. The fore-legs are powerful, and adorned with claws adapted for digging, but they are not particularly well-suited for flight. The tail is long and banded, tipped with a quilled tuft.
Griffins are omnivorous, eating a variety of fruits, nuts, roots, and small animals. The powerful fore-claws are used for digging up roots, and excavating small m
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The Griffin (Gryps arimaspi) is a species of Gryphoniforme indigenous to the eastern Occident, and the western and central Orient.
The Griffin can grow up to 11 feet long, and about 3 feet tall. The plumage is primarily black, with red breast feathers, dark blue markings on the neck, and white feathers on the face, arms, legs, tail fan. The back is speckled with grey spots.
The Griffin is strictly carnivorous, feeding mostly on small mammals, reptiles, and fish. Their striking colouration, and diurnal habits make them inefficient predators of larger prey. Griffins can not fly, but the feathers on their arms, legs, and tail fan allow them to glide for short distances. Griffins are highly monogamous to the point that if one loses it's mate, it will live out the rest of it's life alone. Females lay a clutch of 3 eggs in a nest made inside a cave. Both parents are fiercely protective of their eggs and young, often at the expe