Water Demon Cappa: Legend or True?
Throughout the world there are different stories about strange creatures like Nessie of Loch Ness or Bigfut. The Japanese managed daemon is another in a string of creatures whose existence borders on legend.
Set of mummified remains believed to belong to the demon first presented to the public on the island Kyuushuu. Specimens range in size from 8 to 15 cm and date back to 1818 AD. Scientists so far have failed to reliably confirm the existence of the creature though it except these bones found many examples of bones that are assumed to belong to the water demon.
In Japan there are 80 different names for the water demon. Commonly called cappa and is believed to be the size of a small child.
Described as yellow-green or blue creature that lives in ponds and rivers, attacking women and people who are drowning. Legend of the cappa based on that giant lizard with its front section kill the prey.