Cithaeronian lion

Greek - A lion killed by Heracles, at the age of 18. Heracles wore the skin thereafter as a cloak, but some say that this was the pelt of the Nemean lion. In some versions, the Cithaeronian Lion was killed by Alcathous, the Nemean Lion by Heracles. Sometimes referred to as Cithaeronian lion, Thespian lion or Thespian lion.

Nearby Myths