The griffin, griffon, or gryphon is a legendary creature with the body, tail, and back legs of a lion; the head and wings of an eagle; and an eagle's talons as its front feet. Because the lion was traditionally considered the king of the beasts and the eagle the king of birds, the griffin was thought to be an especially powerful and majestic creature.The griffin was also thought of as king of all creatures. Griffins have been known for guarding treasure and priceless possessions. In antiquity it was a symbol of divine power and a guardian of the divine. Though it changed during the later middle ages when griffin attacks on humans grew more common.
The griffin is a dangerous creature with the body, tail, and back legs of a lion; the head and wings of an eagle; and an eagle's talons as its front feet. The griffin belongs to the hybrid class, since it's considered to be part feline, part bird. The standard griffin is recognized by its brown and white feathered fur and feathers, a bright yellow beak and average wingspan.
Griffins live alone or in a pair of a male and a female inside large territories, and like any other territorial animal they've been known to defend of fiercely. They tend to their young as well, teaching them to hunt. Griffins love to play with their prey, sometimes killing just for the fun of it, without any need of its sustenance. They have been known to hold grudges against humans, after attacking a griffin nest griffins can attack any human in sight as some sort of revenge.