Cadejo

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Cadejo

Region of origin: Central America

People walking through Central America at night, often drunks, the homeless or others of particular vulnerability, may encounter two spirits who assume the form of goat- or cow-like dogs: the white cadejo, a benevolent creature who will guide the traveler and try to protect them from the black cadejo, who will attempt to scare them to the point of madness, tempt them with wicked deeds, or simply savagely attack them. Their origins vary heavily by region, such as both being children cursed to these forms after angering a wizard, or the black cadejo being an incarnation of the devil himself.

Originally posted on Tumblr on July 8, 2016

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