Agta (mythical creature)

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The agta is a tall mythical creature, with skin as black as charcoal. These creatures reside in different trees. Among its favorite residences are Santo and Balete trees. They are known to climb down from their perches and roam around the land warning fishermen to stay on land instead of fishing. Then, the agta will push trees down so that the timbers will prevent the fishermen from going to the sea to fish. The agta is just like the kapre, who likes staying in its tree while smoking a rolled cigar. They are usually pictured as naked.[1]

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