- Maori (culture)
- Humanoid (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
A dog-headed man with dog’s feet. He had the intelligence of a man and howled like a wolf. The Maori hero Te Kowha tried to kill the beast with his sharp spear. However his spear broke during the fight. Moeahu then repeatedly stuck Te Kowha with his club. Three warriors came to Te Kowha’s aid but they were defeated as well.
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