- Multiple Cultures (culture)
- Aquatic (attribute)
- Troublesome (behaviour)
- Sea Serpents (common type)
An amphibious creature from Irish tradition. This ‘worm’ was said to have been defeated by St. Patrick but a recent sighting in 1954 shows that the beast may still be active.
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