Phooka

   From Irish mythology, a goblin who appears as a variety of creatures, including: a dog, a bull, a horse or an eagle. In any form, he is usually black with blazing eyes. He often appears as a friendly pony to weary travelers who, after mounting him, are taken on a violent ride then dumped in an undesirable place.

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