Dogs are People, Too

What if man’s best friend was the size of a man? Say hello to the Cynocephalus, a dog-headed creature that has been seen in folklore in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. The word Kynokephalos or Cynocephalus is derived from the Greek words kuôn "dog" and kephalos "head." Some of the earliest writings related to these creatures come from Greek physician Ctesias, who encountered them on a trip to the mountains of India around 400 B.C. Ctesias wrote, “On these mountains there live men with the head of a dog, whose clothing is the skin of wild beasts. They speak no language, but bark like dogs, and in this manner make themselves understood by each other…All, both men and women, have tai

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Case #1 & 2 in the Sam London Adventure series

Guardians of the Gryphon's Claw
Department of Mythical Wildlife, Guardians of the Gryphon's Claw

Preserving the Relationship Between Mythical Creatures and Humanity

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