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Ibrahim bin Mohammed al Bayhaqi: al Mahasin Wa-l-masawi

(Beauties and Disadvantages) (d932)

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Taken from alwaraq

 

They claimed that in the land of Abyssinia, hyenas mate with the camel, the hybrid;  the creation of camel and hyena, If a female mates with a wild bull, the offspring will become a giraffe, and is called in Farsi: aishtar-Kaw-bilank, which came out of the camel, bull, and hyena. And the people have denied that the female giraffe is impregnated by the male giraffe.

 

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