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It is not part of the project to provide a definitive edition of the text of the Bestiary, but to help readers by providing a transcription and translation of the text. Currently the following editorial conventions obtain:
The tigress. The pard. The leopard.
The leopard is a spotted wild animal which is very swift. It is produced by the adultery between a lioness and a pard.
Pricking and ruling are visible. The capital 'P' is overlaps over the frame of the illustration. Initial type 2.
A many coloured animal, handsome and gentle, whose only enemy is the dragon. When he roars, he exhales a sweet odour which draws all animals to him except the dragon. The dragon retreats to his hole and lies stiff with fear, as if dead.
Pricking and ruling are visible. Initial type 2.