Great Lynx

Great Lynx

Among the Ojibwa people of North America, this is another name for the water monster Mishipzhiw. It is described as being a huge cat-like creature with a saw-toothed backbone and very long and flexible tail with which it can catch it, victims, dragging them to a watery grave.

John and Caitlin Matthews, The Element Encyclopaedia of Magical Creatures, 2013, Great Lynx, p 207

Great Lynx 1 Great Lynx 2 Mishipzhiw 1 Mishipzhiw 2 Mishipzhiw 3

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