- East Asian (culture)
- Mountain Dweller (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
One of the mythical animals from the old Chinese bestiaries. The Jiao had the body of a dog with leopard markings and the horns of an ox. It lived in the mountains and was rarely seen. The sight of a Jiao was a fortuitous omen that there would be a good harvest that year.
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