is a type of dragon
, often found described in medieval bestiaries. It is depicted as a large beast, with two legs, wings with claws, a horned head, and a pointed spade on the tip of it's tail. The beast can be found in wells, ponds, lakes, caves, or damp forests. Wyvrens
are said to attack males on sight, but will blush when confronted with a naked female (connected to the monster-abducts-maiden archetype
have theorized that the Wyvren
may have originated from sightings of pterosaurs
or other ancient flying reptiles.
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