Chinese Fantastic Beasts: The Taotie Demon Who Eats Humans

May 3, 2019 - General
the forbidden city in Beijing (chungking/ adobe stock)

A strange animal that preys upon unsuspecting travelers, who devours them but cannot swallow them, may be representative of the human sin of gluttony, as the taotie, a Chinese mythological fantastic beast seems to symbolize. 


Source: origins

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