- Mythical Number: #3579
- Culture: North American
- Attribute: Aquatic
- Attribute: Reptilian
- Attribute: Sorcery and Medicinal
- Behaviour: Deadly
A crocodile with magical horns on its head. The Maliseet-Passamaquoddy Indians of south-eastern Canada believe that whoever is able to scrap off part of the beast’s horn, will be endowed with great powers.
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Did you find Wiwilemek interesting? If you are skilled in art, then why not draw a scary or actioned-packed drawing of the Deadly Wiwilemek and send it to this website. Native American myth have been wonderfully collated in this book American Indian Trickster Tales and also in Creative Kids: Native American Tales and Activities. One famous North American creature made it into its own horror film Wendigo (2001) is about a couple and their child who encounter this horrible monster.
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