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Jiao
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Background
Type Mythology
First Sighting Unknown
Last Sighting Unknown
Country China
Habitat Yushan Mountain
Possible Population Unknown

The Jiao () is a beast in 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 Jiao resembles a dog with the markings of a leopard. It has horns on its head similar to ox horns and barks like a dog. In lives in Yushan (玉山) mountain and it's appearance in an area indicates it will have a good harvest.

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