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World of Westeros - Miscellaneous
Friday, 16 January 2009 00:00

Animals

Some species of animals inhabiting Westeros are very similar to Pleistocene megafauna of Earth or even historical animals.

  • Auroch (wild ox, large relatives of the bull, frequently used as a symbol of size, strength, and stupidity)
  • Badger
  • Bat
  • Bear
  • Bear, Black
  • Bear, Cave
  • Blackbird
  • Bloodfly (found in the east, pests of the Dothraki waste)
  • Boar (wild pigs, found in forests)
  • Butterfly
  • Camel (found in the east)
  • Cat
  • Cattle
  • Cave Fish (found in the east)
  • Chicken
  • Cod
  • Courser (light warhorse)
  • Crab
  • Crow
  • Deer
  • Deer, Red
  • Deer (Hart)
  • Destrier (heavy warhorse)
  • Dog (various)
  • Dolphin
  • Donkey
  • Dragonfly
  • Dray (heavy horse)
  • Duck
  • Eagle
  • Eagle, Sea
  • Elephant (found in the east)
  • Elk
  • Elk, Great (found in the east)
  • Elkhound
  • Falcon
  • Flying fish
  • Fox, Black
  • Fox, White
  • Frog
  • Garron (light horse)
  • Goat
  • Goat, Wild
  • Goose
  • Goshawk
  • Gull
  • Gyrfalcon
  • Hare
  • Hart
  • Hart, White (extremely rare, its appearance may herald an omen)
  • Hawk
  • Hedgehog
  • Heron
  • Herring
  • Horse (various)
  • Hrakkar (White Lion, found in the east)
  • Kite (found in the east)
  • King Crab
  • Lamprey
  • Lantern Bug
  • Lemur (found in the east)
  • Lion
  • Lion, Cave
  • Lizard-lion (massive, swamp-dwelling reptiles found in the Neck, alligators or crocodiles)
  • Lobster
  • Magpie
  • Mastiff
  • Merlin
  • Mockingbird
  • Mole
  • Monkey (found in the east)
  • Moose
  • Mouse
  • Mouse-pig (found in the east)
  • Mule
  • Nightingale
  • Octopus (found in the east)
  • Otter
  • Owl, Horned
  • Owl, White
  • Ox (found in the east)
  • Palfrey (light horse)
  • Parrot (found in the east)
  • Partridge
  • Peacock (found in the east)
  • Peregrine
  • Pig
  • Pigeon
  • Pike, River
  • Pony
  • Puff Fish (found in the east)
  • Quail
  • Rabbit
  • Rat
  • Raven (used by Maesters to carry messages between castles, sometimes imitate human speech like parrots)
  • Rounsey (heavy horse)
  • Sable
  • Salmon
  • Sand steed
  • Scorpion (found in the east)
  • Seal
  • Shadowcat (large predatory cats with black fur and white stripes native to mountainous regions whose pelts are prized)
  • Sheep
  • Sheepdog
  • Silverfish
  • Snail
  • Snake (various)
  • Snake, Water
  • Snow Shrike
  • Sparrow
  • Spider
  • Squirrel
  • Squirrel, Black
  • Stag
  • Stinging Fly (found in the east)
  • Stot (heavy horse)
  • Swan, Black
  • Tiger (found in the east)
  • Tiger, Spotted (found in the east)
  • Toad
  • Trout
  • Turkey
  • Turtle
  • Weasel
  • Whitefish
  • Wildcat
  • Wolf
  • Wolf (Red Waste, found in the east)
  • Wolfhound
  • Wolverine
  • Zorse (zebra, found in the east)

Fabled Animals

  • Basilisk (of Yi Ti)
  • Bear, Snow
  • Direwolf** (much larger and stronger than regular wolves reaching the size of a pony when fully grown, almost never seen south of the Wall)
  • Dragons (ferocious, magical creatures brought to the continent by the Targaryens, died out over one hundred years ago and thought extinct by the people of Westeros)
  • Elk, Giant
  • Firewyrm
  • Kraken, Giant (huge squids able to pull down whaling ships)
  • Mammoth (found north of the Wall, used as mounts by Giants)
  • Manticore (found on islands of the Jade Sea, look like scarabs when folded, faces are malign and vaguely human, poisonous sting that is fatal to humans)
  • Unicorn (found on Skagos)
  • Walking Lizard
  • Walrus
  • Whale (also called leviathans, found in the east)
  • White Raven (with black eyes, bred in the Citadel, rare; often seen as an omen)
  • White Hart (rare, older male deer; often seen as an omen)
  • Pale Lizards (of Mereen)
  • Wyvern

Mythical Creatures

  • Centaur
  • Children of the Forest
  • Demon
  • Firelion
  • Gargoyle
  • Ghoul
  • Giant
  • Griffon
  • Grumkin
  • Hydra
  • Merling (and Merman)
  • Snark
  • Sphinx
  • Warg (or Skinchanger) 
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 February 2009 08:46