To the Inuit that comes from Alaska the great thunderbird their mythology. Resembling a giant eagle with mighty talons, it is large enough to carry off a whole caribou, which it takes back to its lair in the mountains. It is also not above preying on humans if it cannot get any other food.

John and Caitlin Matthews, The Element Encyclopaedia of Magical Creatures, 2013, Tinmiukpuk, p 465

caribou 1 caribou Tinmiukpuk

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