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Its popular to draw it holding an elephant or other large animal for scale, because otherwise it just looks like a regular eagle. (2e Monstrous Manual)

The Roc is a gigantic bird from Arabian mythology and folklore. It naturally got picked up by fantasy games, appearing in the first monster manual of every edition of both D&D and Pathfinder. The Roc is described as being large enough to block out out the sun, and to be able to seize adult elephants in one talon. Marco Polo described their flight feathers as so large it took a grown man 12 paces to walk its length.