Also known as Rukh.

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  • Middle Eastern Middle Eastern (culture)
  • Flying Flying (attribute)
  • Friendly Friendly (behaviour)

A gargantuan eagle form Arabic belief that has horns on its head an extremely large wings. Sinbad the sailor landed on an island made entirely out of wooden sticks and found a large dome. He then realised that he was in the nest of the Roc. When the Roc came he held on to its feet and was carried off. He then let loose and gently landed again without the Roc noticing that it had carried someone.

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