The Chimera Picture

Chimeras are elusive but sociable medium sized creatures that can be found around the globe

They are featured in several pieces of local folklore ranging from Medieval scripture to Native American legend

The word Chimera means gargoyle in Lithuanian and are
believed to be the inspiration for gargoyles all other the world

But their name is coined from the monster of Greek Mythology because of the goat like horns and their tendency to seek out rocky caverns to rest just like the monster of ancient myth

In many cultures, Chimeras are thought to ward off evil spirits which is why gargoyles are found on Churches today

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