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Abumi-guchi- Japanese myth: an old stirup that fell off of a soldier during battle. It remained there after the battle was over, and since no one cleaned the battle field, it grew fur, eyes, a mouth, and string arms and came alive. It now crawls around looking for its soldier.

Abumi-guchi- Japanese myth: an old stirup that fell off of a soldier during battle. It remained there after the battle was over, and since no one cleaned the battle field, it grew fur, eyes, a mouth, and string arms and came alive. It now crawls around looking for its soldier.

Keukegen- Japanese folklore: a creature covered in black fur that lives in peoples houses. Its name means "rarely seen". It was a disease spirit, inflicting sickness into those who lived in its host house.

Keukegen- Japanese folklore: a creature covered in black fur that lives in peoples houses. Its name means "rarely seen". It was a disease spirit, inflicting sickness into those who lived in its host house. It also reminds me vaguely of cookie monster.

Zhubieyu- Chinese legend: it was a blob looking creature with six legs and eyes all over its body. it lived in yu lake of turtle eastern mountain. If you ate one, it was said to protect you from the seasonal epidemics.

Zhubieyu- Chinese legend: it was a blob looking creature with six legs and eyes all over its body. it lived in yu lake of turtle eastern mountain. If you ate one, it was said to protect you from the seasonal epidemics.

dobrochoczy- Slavic myth: a forest spirit that takes the form of a shrub, lion, bear, and man on a horse. He rewards the righteous with bags of gold, and punishes the wicked by trampling them to death.

Forest demon once lived in the wild forests of Podlasie. He was considered a just judge. Dobrokhotchy never hurt an innocent man, and sometimes even helped as needed. But for the villains were merciless and ruthless.

Skvader- Swedish story: a European hare (Lepus europaeus) with the back, wings and tail of a female wood grouse (Tetrao urogallus). Its Latin name is Tetrao lepus pseudo-hybrids rarissimus L. It was constructed in 1918 by taxidermist Rudolf Granberg and is displayed at the museum at Norra Berget in Sundsvall. Håkan Dahlmark is the one who initially told the tall tale of shooting it.

Skvader - A final member of the family of the jackalopes and wolpertingers, these animals resemble mountain hares with the back half and wings of a grouse. They are mostly found in Sweden, though have been imported into Western areas.

Waniguchi- Japanese myth: a bell gong that is rung to worship a shrine's god. As a yokai, the gong acts as a head to a crocodile-like body.

Waniguchi- Japanese myth: a bell gong that is rung to worship a shrine's god. As a yokai, the gong acts as a head to a crocodile-like body.

Kayeri- Columbian myth: humanoid creatures that resemble mushrooms. They only eat cows and they only come out after it rains, usually living under tree roots. They are very violent and mischievous. The only way to kill it is with a bone-tipped arrow to their kidneys. they turn into a stone when dead.

Kayeri - The upgrade for the Trenti, these giant mushroom creatures kill other creatures and let them rot at their feet so they take nutrients from the decaying corpse like all fungus do. Unrelated: I think I dreamt of one of these once. We worshiped it.

Suiko- Japanese myth: a violent and strong water goblin that rank above kappas. They had the body of a child, but with hard green scales and tiger claws on their kneecaps. They would pull humans under water to drink their blood and eat their soul.

JAPAN's_Suiko: Suiko are found in both China and Japan and are often confused with kappa, which they closely resemble. However, suiko are far more dangerous, violent, and hot-tempered than their kappa cousins.

Migas- African myth: a flat, squid-like creature that has tentacles surrounding it's body.  It would lay and wait until a swimmer came close enough to grab and then eat.

Migas- African myth: a flat, squid-like creature that has tentacles surrounding it's body. It would lay and wait until a swimmer came close enough to grab and then eat.

Enrique Gomez de Molina Stag in Drag Art Miami 2013 Stag head covered in Thai beetle wings, deer antlers and pheasant feathers.

thegreenwolf: “arianelalibre: “ Enrique Gomez de Molina at ArtBasel MIami 2013 ” I don’t even want to think about how long it took to make this glorious beast.