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The manticore was originally from India but it was brought to the King of Persia as a gift and Ctesias the Cnidian (no that's not a typo that's his actual name) was the one who spread the story the Greek.

The word manticore is actually just a mispronunciation of the old Persian name Martikhoras

The Above is very wrong!!! A manticore has the head of as person the body of a lion and the tail of a dragon or scorpion that can actually can shot, and there's also have poison spines.

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