Yes, this is a bowl for your bong, and yes, it does look like a talon is holding it up, this is not a drill. What did you think that you could just get a normal bowl for your bong, something that is just connected without any designs? Sorry but we don't swing that way. If there's a chance to get a talon involved in ANYTHING we do, and we do mean anything, you can bet on it that we will get the talon involved. We didn't stop at the talon either ' we even added a dash of the color purple to it. Bask in its glory.