- Medieval (culture)
- Aquatic (attribute)
- Neutral (behaviour)
A female sea monster that lives in European waters. IT was recorded in Medieval bestiaries as a huge sea creature able to tear boats in two. A famous European travelling boat was named after the beast. The word ‘Balena’ means whale in Latin which the beast most probably was.
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