|Special Trait||Turn anyone to stone|
Cockatrices are creatures with the head of a chicken and the body of a snake. They have the ability to turn anyone who looks into their eyes to stone. One Cockatrice appearance in the episode Stare Master. It turned Twilight Sparkle into stone when she was going to the Everfree Forest to go visit Zecora. It just go happened that the Cutie Mark Crusaders were in the Everfree Forest too, looking for Fluttershy's missing chicken Elizabeak. They encountered the Cockatrice and screamed at the top of their lungs, but good thing Fluttershy was there to help them. She used her intimidating stare to talk the Cockatrice down and it restored Twilight Sparkle back to normal and her chicken who was turned to stone too.
Cockatrices have the head of a chicken and the body of a snake.