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Pai do Mato - Legends and Myths


This legend is very common in the Midwest region of Brazil, especially in the Goiás region.

According to Legend, the Father of Mato inhabits the woods defending the animals against people, as few people have ever seen him, because he rarely appears, and have the following characteristics: apparently has the height of a man, owns the body covered with hair and monkey-like hands. On his face is a very showy black beard, and his nose is blue.
Usually walks with groups of caititus (guinea pig), where uses the largest animal as a mount. Tell your belly button is your weak point.