The accompanying page goes into some greater detail. It seems like the creature was a result of experimentation,
“After hours of dark incantations and rituals, otherworldly entities saw fit to imbue the creature with their energy. As the creature stepped out of its enclosure, what was once a mane of fur was now a shock of glinting quills from tip to tail. Throughout its body, sickly dark bands marked the beast.”
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