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13.3. Creatures
  • Whales. These can be found in large numbers in the Shivering Sea (I: 142. SSM: 1)
  • Great elk in the Forest of Qohor (I: 193)
  • Spotted tigers (I: 193)
  • Lemurs with silver fur and huge purple eyes (I: 193)
  • Striped black-and-white horses (zebras) of the Jogos Nhai known as zorses (I: 444, 490. II: 310)
  • Great spotted things with necks as long as stilts (giraffes) (I: 444)
  • Hairy "mouse-pigs" as big as cows (I: 444)
  • Tigers that carry their cubs in pouches (I: 444)
  • Hrakkar, great white lion of the Dothraki plains (I: 487)
  • Grey elephants (I: 490. II: 310)
  • Monkeys (I: 490)
  • Green-and-red parrots (I: 491)
  • Bloodflies, as the Dothraki call them, are as large as bees, purplish and glistening. They live in marshes and stagnant pools, suck blood from men and horses alike, and lay their eggs in the dead and dying (I: 587)
  • Peacocks (II: 113)
  • Scorpions (II: 148)
  • Camels from the east (II: 149)
  • Kites (II: 310)
  • Wolves of the red waste (II: 310)
  • Tigers (II: 311)
  • Brightly colored birds (II: 311)
  • Horses do not like camels (II: 311)
  • Peacocks (II: 313)
  • Oxen (II: 423)
  • There are strange fish from the Summer Isles that can puff up to ten times their size. The Summer Islanders call them puff fish (III: 67)
  • Dolphins and flying fish exist in the waters of the narrow sea (III: 87)
  • Tiger skins are costly (III: 97)
  • Beldecar's History of the Rhoynish Wars makes mention of elephants (III: 136)
  • Octopus (III: 265)
  • Pickled cave fish (III: 313)
  • A great white camel (III: 479)
  • Dormice (III: 649)
  • Sacred butterflies on Naath (III: 803, 804)
  • There are stinging flies in Meereen (III: 803, 816)
  • Ambergris extracted from sperm whales (III: 808)
  • Dancing bears in Norvos (IV: 36)
  • Squirrels (IV: 37)
  • Squat, hairy apes to be found in the jungles of Sothoros (IV: 257, SSM: 1)
  • Many fish and shellfish can be found in the brackish waters about Braavos. These include clams, cockles, mussels,muskfish, frogs, turtles, mud crabs, leopard crabs, climber crabs, red eels, black eels, striped eels, lampreys, and oysters (IV: 315)
  • Pelts of tigers and spotted cats (IV: 430)
  • A performing seal in Braavos (IV: 512)
  • Snow bears beyond the Wall may reach 13 feet in height (V: 8)
  • Monkfish (V: 26)
  • Quail (V: 26)
  • Heron (V: 28)
  • Black swans (V: 28)
  • Large pike can be caught in the Skahazadhan (V: 43)