Dogs of Fo
- East Asian (culture)
- Flying (attribute)
- Domestic (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
They have a lion’s body with the head of a dog and the wings of an eagle. Sometimes they are depicted with a single horn on their forehead and a bushy feathered tail. Carvings are made of them in pairs on temples built in the Imperial period of Chinese history.
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