A demon of the forest who resembles a man but who has long, emaciated limbs so that when seated his knees are higher than his head. It is said to have the head and the feet of a horse. It can imitate anybody and its favorite pastime is to play tricks on travelers and to lead them astray.



  • Eugenio, Damiana L. (2008). Philippine folk literature: an anthology. Quezon City: University of the Philippines Press, p. 247 ff.