- Modern Day (culture)
- Forest Dweller (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
- Fearsome Critters (common type)
From the folklore of the North American lumberjacks, this was an aggressive creature covered in dense fur. It was long and thin and would sleep with its body wound round a trunk of a tree. This made it looks like a fur coat attached to a tree. When a lumberjack tried to lift what they thought was a coat, the Rumptifusel would awake and consume him.
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