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Leucrota

Fontes:

xxx - 72 Aethiopia generat multaque alia monstris similia, pinnatos equos et cornibus armatos, quos pegasos vocant, crocotas velut ex cane lupoque conceptos, omnia dentibus frangentes protinusque devorata conficientes ventre, cercopithecos nigris capitibus, pilo asini et dissimiles ceteris voce, Indicos boves unicornes tricornesque, leucrocotam, pernicissimam asini feri magnitudine, clunibus cervinis, collo, cauda, pectore leonis, capite melium, bisulca ungula, ore ad aures usque recesso, dentium locis osse perpetuo —
73 hanc feram humanas voces tradunt imitari.

xlv - 107 Huius generis coitu leaena Aethiopica parit corocottam, similiter voces imitantem hominum pecorumque. acies ei perpetua, in utraque parte oris nullis gingivis, dente continuo: ne contrario occursu hebetetur, capsarum modo includitur.

Imagines:

Leucrota (The Medieval Bestiary: Animals in the Middle Ages)

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Leucrota  (Aberdeen Bestiary)

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Leucrota  (National Library of the Netherlands)

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Leucrota (Steinhowel's Aesop)

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