Latin name: Leontophone
Other names: Leocofana, Leocophana, Leonchofona, Leoncofonos, Leonconphona, Leontofona, Leontofone, Leontofonos, Lion killer
Category: Beast

A small beast that is deadly to lions

General Attributes

The Leontophone is a small animal that is deadly to lions.; if a lion eats only a small amount it dies. Lions hate leontophones and hunt and kill them, tearing them apart with their claws rather than biting them.

Uses Magical, Medical, Alchemical and Culinary

To kill a lion, people burn a leontophone to ash, then put the ash on meat and leave it at a crossroads. The lion comes and eats the meat and immediately dies.