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A mafadet is a massive predatory creature with the head of a snake and the body of a lion. Mafadets are notable for their massive, foot-long fangs and venomous bite. They are native to the dry scrub of Rohagi, presumably south of the Dancing Shoe Mountains.

Description[]

First recorded around 1279AU by Libintos the Sage, an inhabitant of what was then called Crobuzon, mafadets are described as massive, quick predators. Their bodies are covered in dun-colored fur, with a thick tuft that surrounds the area of their neck where their lion-like body transitions into their snake-like head. Their eyes are solid black.

Events of Perdido Street Station[]

A captured mafadet is one of the attractions that Isaac Dan der Grimnebulin and Derkhan Blueday observe when they visit a travelling circus in search of a garuda. This particular mafadet has been defanged and is kept in terrible conditions, and Isaac is appalled once he realizes what has happened to it.

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