->'''Katara:''' ''(reading a newspaper)'' The king's having a party tonight for his pet bear.\\
'''Aang:''' You mean ''platypus''-bear?\\
'''Katara:''' No, it just says, "bear."\\
'''Sokka:''' Certainly you mean his pet ''skunk''-bear?\\
'''Toph:''' Or his armadillo-bear?\\
'''Aang:''' Gopher-bear?\\
'''Katara:''' Just... "bear."\\
''(beat)''\\
'''Toph:''' This place is ''weird''.
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', "City of Walls and Secrets"

->''Cat-Bug is a cat, but he's got bugness in his veins\\
Man-House lives within himself with thoughtful human brains\\
Neither one is equal\\
To the challenge of the freak we'll\\
Call the Bee of the Bird of the Moth.''
-->-- Music/TheyMightBeGiants, "Bee of the Bird of the Moth"

->''"The Great Roe is a mythological beast with the head of a lion and the body of a lion, though not the same lion."''
-->--'''Woody Allen'''

->''"It's this big, owlish, bearish thing. Big deal. I can play that game too. "'Watch out for the hawklion! Beware the vulturetiger! Don't worry too much about the sparrowspaniel!'"''
-->-- '''Lore Sj÷berg''', [[http://www.bookofratings.com/dndmonsters2.html "D & D Monsters Part II"]]

->''"Why would anyone crossbreed a perfectly serviceable bear with an owl? ... A bear is already a dangerous predator; what benefit is there in breeding it with a smaller, weaker, less frightening creature? What should we expect next? The dreaded bunnywolf? The ferocious penguinlion? Perhaps the terrible ducksnake?"''
-->-- '''Vaarsuvius''', ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'', [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0322.html #322]]

->''"I'm merely improving upon God's flawed designs!" {{Nedroid}} replied, "I mean, what's better? A boring, ordinary cat? Or the mighty CATBLADE!?"''
-->-- ''Literature/TheCrackedConspiracy''

->''All the creatures around here suck.''
->''We need to make 'em cooler.''
->''So the theme will be''
->''-Tougher!''
->-''Rougher!''
->-''Badder!''
->''We'll mix and match this and that to create''
->''whole new things no one's ever seen before!''
->''I dub it the 'Fascinating Chimera Project'.''
->''Let's reconstruct and modify stuff slowly and steadily.''
-->-- '''A message [[spoiler:from Porky Minch]] in a Pig Mask notebook''', ''VideoGame/{{MOTHER 3}}''

->''On a tiny little island''
->''in the ocean called pacific ''
->''there's a mixed up group of creatures ''
->''who are really quite horrific''
->''mixed together with whatever crap''
->''was found or could be grabbed''
->''re-invented in the bowels of a lab''
-->--'''''{{Spliced}}'' theme song'''

->''"I'm sorry, no. I won't take it. If we accept orc zombies, we open the gate to all kinds of crap. What's next? Centaur dragons? How about demon fairies? Maybe buffalo elves? Heck, why not whale vultures? I'm going to make a stand for plausible monsters everywhere. Who's with me?"''
-->-- '''Black Mage''', ''Webcomic/EightBitTheater'': ([[http://www.nuklearpower.com/2004/04/10/episode-406-and-badger-snakes/ 'And Badger Snakes']])
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