mapinguari


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Noun1.mapinguari - supposed human-sized sloth-like creature reportedly sighted by Indians in the Amazon rain forestmapinguari - supposed human-sized sloth-like creature reportedly sighted by Indians in the Amazon rain forest
family Mylodontidae, Mylodontidae - extinct South American edentates
mylodontid - a variety of extinct edentate
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Um dos trabalhadores, Flavio Lima de Souza, foi chefe do esquadrao brigadista do Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservacao da Biodiversidade (ICMBio) no Parque Nacional Mapinguari, situado entre os municipios de Canutama e Labrea, no Amazonas, e Porto Velho, capital de Rondonia.
Neste universo mitico, seres como a Mae d'agua, o Caboclinho, o Mapinguari, dentre outros seres do universo simbolico do homem da floresta funciona como poderoso codigo de regulacao de acesso aos recursos naturais.
Among the entries are the 1957 movie The Abominable Snowman, car-chasing Sasquatch, Glamic Castle ghoul in Scotland, kidnapped by Bigfoot, Mapinguari in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso, the Pamir Mountain monster in Central Asia, the shug monkey of Rendlesham Forest in England, 21st-century Sasquatch, and Zana and the half-human controversy.