THE MAYANTU

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A legend from the jungle of Peru tells that the Mayantu is a kind of elf with the face of a toad that lives on the high part of the jungle. It lives on gigantic trees that house its colossal figure which mimic to the bark of the trees.

This character has the particularity of helping the men in need, being the Mayantu considered the God of Goodness in the jungle.

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