- South American (culture)
- Flying (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
One of the great bird gods in Mayan belief. Each of the birds attacked the wooden figures, Tepeu and Gucumatz who were going to be the first humans on Earth. The birds assaulted different areas of the wooden figures but were defeated after the humans were created. The others were called Camazotl, Camazotz, Tecumbalam and Xecotcovach.
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