Also known as Chatloup
- Medieval (culture)
- Aquatic (attribute)
- Heraldic (attribute)
- Haunting (behaviour)
A horned wolf covered in spines like a porcupine. It lived by the Eurphrates River in Iran and would ambush travellers. Usually it was unsuccessful, as it would frequently have its horns caught in bushes and undergrowth. It is also a beast that features in the repertoire of medieval heraldry.
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