Alicantos are a mythical creature appearing in The Menagerie trilogy.

Camp Underpaw's Guide to Mythical Creatures DescriptionEdit

Most commonly found in Chile, these birds are easily recognized by their wings, which shimmer and clatter as if they were made of gold and silver. Their primary food source is metal, with a strong preference for gold and silver, but in captivity alicantos are usually fed lesser metals and often survive on a diet of pennies. Search for these birds along waterways and high in the mountains near precious metal mines. You will know you are getting close when you hear a sound like raining coins. Protective earplugs are highly recommended.

History Edit

The Menagerie Edit

Alicantos are briefly mentioned to be at Camp Underpaw.

Dragon on Trial Edit

Zoe tells Logan that his mother, Abigail Hardy, brought back an alicanto to the Wyoming Menagerie.

Krakens and Lies Edit

Zoe worries that an alicanto may have slept in Pelly's nest while she was gone.

Known Alicantos Edit

  • Mentioned Alicanto at the Wyoming Menagerie

Sources Edit

Sutherland, Tui T, and Kari Sutherland. The Menagerie. HarperCollins Children's Books, 2013

Sutherland, Tui T, and Kari Sutherland. Dragon on Trial. HarperCollins Children's Books, 2014

Sutherland, Tui T, and Kari Sutherland. Krakens and Lies. HarperCollins Children's Books, 2015

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