King of the Beasts
The griffin, griffon, or gryphon (Greek: γρύφων, grýphōn, or γρύπων, grýpōn, early form γρύψ, grýps; Latin: gryphus) is a legendary creaturewith the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle. As the lion was traditionally considered the king of the beasts and the eagle was the king of the birds, the griffin was thought to be an especially powerful and majestic creature.The 367th Training Support Squadron's unit patch is a Griffin holding a Globe and Torch.
- The mascot of University of Guelph is the Gryphon.
- The mascot of Glenview Senior Public School in Toronto is the Gryphon, and the name is incorporated into its sporting teams.
- The mascot of Charles G. Fraser Junior Public School in Toronto is the Griffin.
- The mascot of Glebe Collegiate Institute in Ottawa is the Gryphon, and the team name is the Glebe Gryphons.
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As to the gold which the griffins dig up, there are rocks which are spotted with drops of gold as with sparks, which this creature can quarry because of the strength of its beak. “For these animals do exist in India” he said, “and are held in veneration as being sacred to the Sun ; and the Indian artists, when they represent the Sun.
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