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Tikbalang
Tikbalang The Philippine Demon Horse Commons.jpg
General Information
Aliases Tigbalang, Tigbalan, Tikbalan, Tigbolan, or Werehorse
Classification Homoequus tikbalang
Species Type Hybrid beast
Homeworld The Philippines
Environment The Mountains and forests
Intelligence Sapient
Biological Information
Locomotion Bipedal
Distinctive Features Humanoid shape, long limbs, always male
Lineage Information
Related Species Horse
Anggitay
Ipotane
Cultural Information
Sociocultral characteristics
Scientific Taxonomy
Planet Earth
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Subphylum Vertebrata
Class Mammalia
Order Perissodactyla
Family Equidae
Genus Homoequus
Species H. tikbalang
Other Information
Status Unknown

The Tikbalang is a humanoid horse from Philippine mythology, which lurks in the mountains and forests.

Biology[]

The creature is said to be able to shapeshift to human form. According to the myth, all tikbalangs are male, with the female counterpart being the Anggitay, which resembles a female centaur (sometimes with a unicorn horn, for distinction).

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