Cockatrice

Here beneath lies a chronicling limerick of the cockatrice tale.

There once lived a beast cockatrice
Daily it screamed nightmares but twice;
With the peck of its beak
The towns folk could not speak,
This be the tale of nightmare beast, the cockatrice.

Cockatrice

A Cockatrice is a mythical beast, that has a beak, wings two legs and a tail, it often gets confused with the more well known beast, the Basilisk, which has had much more “screen time”. The difference being the Cockatrice has anatomy of hind legs and wings, while the Basilisk has front legs and no wings.

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