Pal Rai-Yuk

Pal Rai-Yuk

In Inuit traditions, the Pal Rai-Yuk is a water creature that lives in the estuary swamps and rivers of Alaska. It has two heads, two tails, six legs, three stomachs and a sharp ridge running along its spine. Inuit hunter would paint the image of Pal Rai-Yuk upon their canoes before fishing in order to avoid its attention.

John and Caitlin Matthews, The Element Encyclopaedia of Magical Creatures, 2013, Pal Rai-Yuk, p 363

Pal Rai-Yuk

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