Also known as Gwyllgi

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  • European European (culture)
  • Rural Rural (attribute)
  • Deadly Deadly (behaviour)
  • Black Dogs Black Dogs (common type)

A Black Dog of Wales that stalks travellers scaring them and sometimes attaching them. Its name means ‘the Dog of Darkness’. They could be heard howling in the night. They had fiery eyes and whoever caught its gaze would be paralysed.

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