dykg-loftwing

It’s always fun to learn the origins of the different Zelda creatures. With the large eyes and thick bill, it’s easy to see the Loftwing’s resemblance to the shoebill stork.  Skyloftians share an unyielding bond with their Loftwings, so it only makes sense to model them after one’s beloved pet.

Source: Did You Know Gaming?
Via: Pure Nintendo