The basilisk, also known as a cockatrice, is a foul creature that roams throughout Europe. Born from an egg laid by a rooster and hatched by a toad the basilisk is exceedingly dangerous. The basilisk kills with a single look, its breath withers and burns the landscape, and its venom is so poisonous that it kills not only the bitten but the other creatures touching the unfortunate victim. But the basilisk has two major weaknesses. The weasel is immune to the basilisk and will fight it to the death and the very crow of a cock will kill the basilisk where it stands.
excuse me but that is a MADE-UP gender. the only REal genders are as follows:
- a strange buzzing noise
- alien, I think
- an insurmountable feeling of dread
you have to pick one. I’m sorry I don’t make the rules
Illustrations by Leonardo Santamaria
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I made a little dolicho-brachycephalic flip-book animation for Kat:
Wolf-dog: 100,000 BCE
Spitz-type dog: 10,000 BCE
Bulldogge: 1800 CE
Boston Terrier: 1960 CE
Happy animal husbandry day!
I basically just did a Boston Terrier drawing, then a wolf drawing, and then in-betweened them, so they’re not quite accurate in terms of timeline, but it’s a rough estimate