You might have come across a little crocolisk called Manglemaw as you work your way through the Valley of the Four Winds. He seems fairly harmless, just pottering around on the edge of the wetlands.
But beware if you attack little Manglemaw, his mum will come charging out to attack you, outraged that you dared to harm that baby.
After defending yourself from the mum, she will give you the following quest
And what does Yan do?? He puts her in the stew.