Tiangou

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Tiangou

Region of origin: China

The “Heavenly Dog,” Tiangou is a massive black dog who lives in the sky, often depicted as a meteor. During solar eclipses, it was said Tiangou had eaten the sun, and the deity Zhang Xian was then charged with shooting him with arrows until he spat it back out.

Originally posted on Tumblr on August 15, 2016

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