- Pacific (culture)
- Domestic (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
A monstrous boar of Papua New Guinea who is similar to Calydonian Boar and Twrch Twrth. Totoima was a monster that appeared as a human and slept with a woman. The woman became pregnant and had twins. She hid the girl away. The boar thinking that there was only one child killed the boy and ate him. The mother consulted a local Shaman who helped her track down the boar. The Shaman then cast a spell on the boar to resurrect the boy in his stomach. The boy grew into a man and burst from the side of the boar. As payment the Shaman was allowed to marry the daughter. Everyone ate the remains of the boar and were happy. This story is re-tolled whenever a boar eaten.
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