Artist James Doyle has the perfect name for his flightless griffin creature: Old Chicken Wings.
It may not have have the grand majesty of your typical half-eagle, half-lion griffin, but this tiny beast has fluttered away with our hearts.
The recent thawing in relations between the United States and Iran involved a number of factors, including a show of good faith involving a silver artifact. As a sign of respect for Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's new administration, US diplomats returned to Iran its mythical beast.
There is nothing cuter than baby monsters. And a recent crop of art from Pixiv proves this theory once and for all, by depicting a tired, three-headed baby chimera and a pair of napping baby griffins. It's almost too cute.