Neha Patil

Emela ntouka

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Grouping  Local legend
Country  Central Africa
Sub grouping  Modern dinosaur

The emela-ntouka is an legendary creature from the Likouala region of Central Africa. Its name means "killer of the elephants" in the Lingala language.:83 It may also be called aseka-moke, ngamba-namae or mokele-mbembe.:235


The Emela-ntouka would be the size of an African forest elephant. It would have a brown-grey color and it supposedly has a single horn and a long tail. Also it would show similarities with a rhinoceros. For his heavy body the Emela-ntouka possibly needs strong muscular legs. The Emela-ntouka possibly is a semiaquatic animal. It would feed on the "Malombo" plant.


Emela-ntouka Wikipedia

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