En la mitología griega, Medusa, era un monstruo ctónico femenino, que convertía en piedra a aquellos que la miraban fijamente a los ojos. Mas Info: http://tops10.loquenosabias.com/las-10-criaturas-mitologicas-mas-famosas-de-la-historia#ixzz3cKKdVLhY
Garuda- Hindu myth: he was the vehicle for the god Vishnu. He was depicted as a strong, built man with the beak and wings of an eagle. He was the sworn enemy to the serpent race called the Naga. He exclusively ate off them.