- Greek (culture)
- Humanoid (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
A magical hunter who was immortal. He had the special ability to always catch anything and everything he hunted. However he met his match when he was asked by the people of Cadmeia to catch the Teumessian Vixen, a beast that had the magical ability to never be caught. Laelaps chased the creature for many months until Zeus intervened and turned both creatures into stone.
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