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"Daggerbeak Gryphon" by Tiina Aumala

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The daggerbeak gryphon (Smilorostrum ingens) is to Ararenian gryphons what sabretooth cats were to Earth felines. This big and powerful gryphon uses its sharp beak to dispose of its prey quickly by severing the jugular vein. Its main prey animals are the spotted unicorn and the ramhead antilope. It lives and hunts in pairs and mates for life.

21 Aug 200545 GothMinister
Hey this is cool! looks like the things i have walking around my back yard! no im kindin i like it how can you draw so realisticly?
14 Sep 200645 Former artist Martin L Krieger
(back to bashing people, it feels like the old days) who made katybeth frizel the lead theologist on elvelutionary developmental research? Tell me more about these arborial pre-gryphon cretures?
9 Oct 200645 Jan-e
I love it =D are you doing other kinds of gryphons and other animals in the same realistic style?
14 Nov 200645 Martin l krieture
Looks like a giant wolflike bunglebird... These should exist on specworld.
10 Aug 200745 Distorted Owl
Oh my God- everybody's got this crazy "History of the Griffin" thing going on! Mine is completly different and far less logical, so it's not even coming out. I love the detail on the picture, I wish I could draw like that, and I won't ask any questions about it! Geeze!
15 Oct 2008:-) Lucy G Bert
Oh, WOW! That is REALLY incredible! I have a whole evolutionary history for my creatures as well, and this gryphon is really well rendered! Mine evolved from large Reptilian ancestors and still retain some reptilian qualities. This beast is totally believable!
9 Feb 200945 Frederik
truly a masterpiece. i would very like to see you drawing a velocoraptor. it would sure match your type of drawing
1 Apr 2009:-) Jonas Jödicke
this is the perfect predator!!!
1 Jan 201045 Moose
He’s gorgeous, but I wouldn’t call it the perfect predator.... The neck looks vulnerable enough and I doubt he’d be able to have a lot of success catching airborn prey. Anyways, he’s beautifully drawn, and I certainly wouldn’t want to meet him in any dark alleys. Or crowed streets. Or anywhere for that matter. x3 The muscling is exquisit, and it’s obvious you’ve looked at fur patterns quite a bit and have a firm grasp on them. =D
13 Mar 2011:-) Sergio Botero
You did a hell of a work with those details, especially the hair. I love it
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'Daggerbeak Gryphon':
 • Created by: :-) Tiina Aumala
 • Copyright: ©Tiina Aumala. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Beak, Claws, Curved, Griffin, Gryphon, Pencil, Quadrapedal, Sharp, Spotted, Wingless
 • Categories: Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen
 • Views: 7591
 • Resolution: 685x313

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