Alphabestiary - Cockatrice Picture

A cockatrice is a mythical beast, essentially a two-legged dragon with a rooster's head. Described by Laurence Breiner as "an ornament in the drama and poetry of the Elizabethans", it featured prominently in English thought and myth for centuries.
Its reputed magical abilities include turning people to stone or killing them by either looking at them, touching them, or sometimes breathing on them.

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It was a tough decision wether to draw this or Cerberus. In fact, there's actually a fair amount of pretty cool monsters starting with the letter "C".
However, you and I knew I would eventually pick the freaky chicken over any other. We all knew.

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