Cockatrice

A Cockatrice is a leegendar craitur aboot the bouk an shape o a draigon or wyvern, but its kythe resemmlin a whappin callach, wi a wheen o lizart-sib chairacteristics. It wis jaloused tae be born frae an egg lee'n bi a callach an cosied bi a puddock or serpon.

A cockatrice owerdoor at Belvedere Castle (1869) in New York's Central Park.

Its reputit maigical abeelities includes turnin fowk tae stane bi aither leukin at thaim, titchin thaim, or whiles pechin on thaim, lik a dragoun (draigon) pechin fire.