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Aoyin
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Background
Type Mythology
First Sighting Unknown
Last Sighting Unknown
Country China
Habitat Mountains
Possible Population Unknown

The Aoyin (𢕟𢓨) is a legendary animal from Chinese mythology. It is one of the mythical beasts featured in the Chinese classic text Classic of Mountains and Seas (山海经).

Description

The Aoyin resembled an ox with four horns and a white body. Its hair was like straw and draped over its body. It was known to eat people. It lived on the Mountain of Three Daggers.

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