The Suanyu (酸與) is a bird creature from Chinese Mythology. It is one of the mythical beasts featured in the Chinese classic text Classic of Mountains and Seas (山海经).
The Suanyu is described as being a bird with a snake-like body. It has four wings , six eyes and three legs. It's call sounds like it is calling itself. It is said to symbolize disaster and that horrible things will happen when it is sighted in an area.
In Popular Media
- In Chinese MMORPG Shen Du Night Journey, a Suanyu with a more human appearance is an unlockable unit in the game.