Tarasca de Barcelona

Formerly called "Cuca Fera" (Carnival Dragon), is a beast that has a cat's head with human features and the body of a tortoise. It has a double role because it breathes fire in the correfoc fire runs and pyrotechnic shows, while it showers water and sweets in street parades and at official events.
posted February 11th, 2018  
Catalans seem to specialize in diabolical animals. Here in Laroque we have simiots, something between a cat and a monkey. Like the processing of this, nicely contrasty.
posted February 11th, 2018  
Fascinating! Great capture
posted February 11th, 2018  
@joansmor @chloette thank you very much for your kind comments.
@laroque Haha we're surrounded of diabolical animals of all classes and origins ;)
posted February 13th, 2018  
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