South American - A culture-hero in Patagonia. To save Ellal from being eaten by his father, a rat gave him shelter in his hole. He was once swallowed by a monster and escaped by changing himself into a fly and stinging the demon. He is credited with the invention of the bow and arrow and, having instructed the tribes in the use of this weapon, flew to heaven on a swan. In some accounts, identified as Ellal.
South American - In the lore of Patagonia, a spirit, evil personified. Sometimes known as Ellal.

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