An evil spirit of the Araucanians. It is a vampire who has the form of a human head; its huge ears serve as wings for its nocturnal flights. He flies to homes where sick people are alone, kills them and sucks their blood.



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  • Alexander, Hartley Burr. (1920). Mythology of All Races: vol XI, American (Latin). Boston: Marshall Jones Company.