- South American (culture)
- Flying (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
A great predatory bird of the Kawaiisu Tubatulabal people of South Western America. The bird swoops down and picks up its human prey and carries it to its nest. There the bird drains the blood of its victim near a water hole so that it can enjoy a bloodless meal.
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