- East Asian (culture)
- Mountain Dweller (attribute)
- Flying (attribute)
- Troublesome (behaviour)
One of the weird and wonderful animals from the old Chinese bestiary of mountainous creatures. The Yu was an owl with the face of a human. It had 4 eyes and 4 ears. If one caught sight of the Yu then there would be a drought throughout the world.
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