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Congcong- Chinese myth: a beast that resembles a dog with six feet. It makes a sound like its name. it lived on Mount Xunzhuang.

Contemporary Chinese artist's impression on a mythical creature described in the "Classic of Mountains and Seas".

The Zheng. A beast from the mythologies of China that was reported to have lived amongst the creatures of this world. The Zheng was a leopard that had 1 long single horn protruding from its forehead. It was red and had 5 tails. The Zheng made the sound of striking stones.

Zheng - A beast from the mythologies of China & Japan. The Zheng was a leopard that had 1 long single horn protruding from its forehead and had 5 tails. The Zheng made the sound of striking stones. It lived in the mountains.

Contemporary Chinese artist's impression on a mythical creature described in the "Classic of Mountains and Seas".

Contemporary Chinese artist's impression on a mythical creature described in the "Classic of Mountains and Seas".

LONGZHI 蠪蛭  There is a beast here whose form resembles a fox but with nine tails, nine heads, and a tiger’s claws. It is called the Longzhi. It makes a sound like a baby but is a man-eater.  This is another creature whose features are multiplied by the magic number nine. From the description, it could be considered a kind of Nine-Tail Fox

Longhzhi- Japanese myth: There is a beast here whose form resembles a fox but with nine tails, nine heads, and a tiger’s claws. It makes a sound like a baby but is a man-eater.

Ahuizotl- Aztec myth: an aquatic creature that looked like a monkey and a dog with the hands of a raccoon. It also had a hand at the end of its long tail. It would cry like a baby, and then grab the person who came looking with its tail hand. It drowned them and ate their nails, teeth, and eyes

Hi people, here you have a new mythological monster for my Bestiary, this time is a mexican one Here you have the Ahuizotl, an aztec water monster who s.

Suea peek- Himmapan myth: the head and fore body of a tiger, and the back end and wings of a peacock. It had hands and could walk upright.

Suea peek- Himmapan myth: the head and fore body of a tiger, and the back end and wings of a peacock. It had hands and could walk upright.

Koerakoonlased- European myth: a cyclopic creature that is half human, half dog. They live in wetlands and occasionally attack and eat people. I guess they are semicannibalistic. Is that a thing?

Koerakoonlased- European myth: a cyclopic creature that is half human, half dog. They live in wetlands and occasionally attack and eat people

Camelopard- heraldry: a camel like creature with leopard spots, a long neck, and curved horns. The early description of the giraffe.

Camelopard- heraldry: a camel like creature with leopard spots, a long neck, and curved horns. The early description of the giraffe.

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Amazing Oriental Oil Paintings of Chinese Goddesses and Angels by Zeng Hao

There is a beast dwelling here whose form resembles a rabbit but with a bird’s beak, an owl’s eyes, and a snake’s tail. When it sees people, it falls asleep. It is called the Chouyu and makes a sound like its name. If it is seen, it is an omen of a plague

A monster in Chinese mythology. It's a rabbit with a beak, it has eyes like an owl , its roar sounds like it's calling its name. It says the sight of Qiú Yú predicts the coming of locust plague.

Valravn- Danish folklore: a supernatural raven with the ability that when it eats the heart of a dead person it can shapeshifting into that person. Once some valravn took the shape of a fallen king and led a whole kingdom astray.

The valravn is a creature with origins in Danish folklore. Valravne have many different appearances. Some take the form of a large, humanoid raven that can transform into a knight. Sometimes, they look like a half-raven, half-wolf creature.

mademythos: “Ahklut In Inuit mythology, the Ahklut is a hungry orca that shape-shifts into the form of a wolf in order to hunt on land. Wolf tracks emanating from and returning to sea ice is thought to be evidence that this formidable killer whale...

In Inuit mythology, the Ahklut is a hungry orca that shape-shifts into the form of a wolf in order to hunt on land. Wolf tracks emanating from and returning to sea ice is thought to be evidence that this formidable killer whale.

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