South American - In the lore of Araucanians, a monster in the form of a cuttlefish. This monster, which lives in deep lakes, is said to drag people under the water and eat them. It may mate with various other animals, producing yet more monsters. It can be killed by the shrub quisco which has many sharp spines. The beast itself is said to have four eyes, with hundreds of smaller eyes round the edges of its mantle. Known as Manta, Hueca, Hueca, Telque-huecuve, Telque-huecuve, Huecu, Huecu, trelque huecuvu, trelque huecuvu or huecuvu.

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