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They would consult Isidore or Pliny about the birds , rather than look at the birds
themselves . Even so there were some individuals who did look at the birds , and
at other animals , but their practical knowledge was not often recorded by the ...
( If you don ' t know what a gryphon is , look at the picture ) . . . Alice didn ' t like
the look of the creature , but on the whole she thought it would be quite as safe to
stay with it as to go after that savage Queen : so she waited . Alice was wise to be
... giant wasps which look like wasps and the giant ants which look like ants . This
new information gives one pause to think . Are these monsters merely fabulous ,
or can there in fact be ' giant ants ' or similar insects in the Mongolian region ?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Michael.Rimmer - LibraryThing
I like a bestiary, and this is a nice one. It covers the more familiar mythical beasts, such as the unicorn, manticore, basilisk and co., but also the somewhat less well known, such as the barometz ... Read full review
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