The story

Capelobo - Legends and Myths

Capelobo - Legends and Myths


We are searching data for your request:

Forums and discussions:
Manuals and reference books:
Data from registers:
Wait the end of the search in all databases.
Upon completion, a link will appear to access the found materials.

This legend is very common in the Pará Rivers Region and also in Maranhão. The name Capelobo is the union of a probably indigenous name meaning where Cape (broken, crooked or crippled bone) + wolf.

Capelobo can appear in two distinct forms: animal form - where it looks like a tapir but with more distinct characteristics, is larger than a common tapir, is faster, has a muzzle more like that of a dog or pig, and long hair - and human form: appears with half male body, with anteater muzzle, and rounded body.

He usually goes out at night, prowling the houses and camps inside the forests, usually catching newborn dogs and cats, but when he catches a larger animal or a man, he breaks his skull and eats the brain or drinks the blood. It is only killed with a navel injury.



Comments:

  1. Wamukota

    I think you are wrong. I'm sure. Let's discuss this.

  2. Pax

    Hmm,

  3. Ager

    Excuse for that I interfere... I understand this question. Let's discuss. Write here or in PM.

  4. Levey

    I think it does not exist.

  5. Brigham

    I consider, that you are mistaken. Let's discuss this. Email me at PM, we'll talk.

  6. Tormod

    Also than to understand it



Write a message