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  • “This old man was said to be an uturuncu, a shaman capable of assuming the form of a tiger.”

    —Gene Wolfe, The Citadel of the Autarch

    March 27, 2011

  • More likely a jaguar (to the degree that therianthropy is likely), since the word is from Quechua. See uturuncus.

    March 29, 2011