In the Chinese Buddhist tradition, Hua-Hu-Tiao is the otherworld white-winged elephant that was kept in a bag of panther skin by the Diamond King. When the Diamond felt that it was time for men to learn the errors of their ways he would release the Hua-Hu-Tiao that would create havoc and chaos on and killing many people on earth. The Hua-Hu-Tiao once swallowed the warrior Yang Ching that proved to be a big mistake for the hero kept fighting inside the Hua-Hu-Tiao belly and from the inside and he tore the Hua-Hu-Tiao belly.

John and Caitlin Matthews, The Element Encyclopaedia of Magical Creatures, 2013, Hua-Hu-Tiao, p 243

Hua-Hu-Tao 1

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