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A lizard-lion, depicted by Kevin Catalan ©

A lizard-lion is a reptile native to the bogs of the Neck. They resemble partially submerged logs floating still in the water.[1] They live in the water, in slow streams and deep swamps,[2] and have teeth like daggers.[3] As there are crocodiles that live in the Zamoyos in Sothoryos,[4] lizard-lions may be similar to alligators.

Lizard-lions also dwell in the flooded moats around the towers of Moat Cailin.[5]

According to songs the ancient Marsh Kings rode lizard-lions.[6] The sigil of House Reed depicts a black lizard-lion on grey-green.[7]

Recen events

A Game of Thrones

While crossing the Neck as part of the royal progress back to King's Landing, Mycah shows a lizard-lion to Arya Stark.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 A Game of Thrones, Chapter 15, Sansa I.
  2. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 28, Bran IV.
  3. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 20, Reek II.
  4. The World of Ice & Fire, Ten Thousand Ships.
  5. A Game of Thrones, Chapter 55, Catelyn VIII.
  6. The World of Ice & Fire, The Crannogmen of the Neck.
  7. The Citadel. Heraldry: the North

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