In greek mthology the lernaean Hydra was a serpent likecreature with dozens of eyes. Some people said it had more heads than people could paint. For every head you chopped off another two grew in its place! Its lair was the lake of lerna. Something most people didn't know was that inside of the lake was one of the enterances in to the underworld and that the Hydra was guarding it.
- Lernaen Hydra was killed by Hercules as his Second Labour.
- The most often amount of heads painted was 9 or 7.