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The Huallepen, also known as the Huallipen or the Guallipen is a strange, bovine-like cryptid said to haunt the lakes and rivers of Chile. This beast’s name derives from the Mapuche word Wallipén which translates as “sheep-calf.”
Appearance[edit | edit source]
The Huallepen has the body of a sheep or cow and the head of a young calf. It had twisted feet with short front legs and a back end that resembles a seal. It lives in pools and frequently mates with other herded animals. The offspring it produces have twisted muzzles and legs.
Possible Explanations[edit | edit source]
There are several explanations as to what the creature could be. Theories include:
- An undiscovered species (a Cryptid)
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- This beast is also said to reportedly be able to mate with either sheep or cattle, creating bizarre hybrid offspring.
- Legend states that if a pregnant woman goes near the beast, then her child will be born with twisted legs and muzzles.
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