- East Asian (culture)
- Rural (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
A goat god of China. The local Chinese villagers would make sacrifices to the goat god to protect their livestock from wild animals. He is sometimes seen as wearing a goat’s mask and a goat’s skin.
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