- Mythical Number: #2725
- Culture: African
- Attribute: Humanoid
- Behaviour: Neutral
Pygmies are a race of small people reported by ancient Greek travellers. They lived in Africa on the southern shores of the river Okeanos. They lived their lives engaged in a constant war with migrating cranes. They were about one and a half foot tall and were black skinned. The word ‘pygme’ is a measurement. A ‘pygme’ is the length between an adults elbow to knuckle.
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