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The Deer

Animal

Length: 30.5 cm

Wood: Oak wood

Core: Dragon heartstring

…You’d think it would have been easy for a hero like Hercules to go shoot a deer and bring it back to Eurystheus, but a few problems made things complicated. This was a special deer, because it had golden horns and hoofs of bronze. Not only that, the deer was sacred to the goddess of hunting and the moon, Diana; she was Diana’s special pet…

—    Greek Mythology