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On this mountain1 there lives a beast which resembles a female pheasant2 but with a human-like face. It jumps whenever it sees a human. The sound it makes is simliar to the pronunciation of its own name.  

1 Guan Ti Mountain (灌题之山 guàn tí zhī shān)

2 the original text describes the beast as a 雌雉 (cí zhì) which some interperate as "wild chicken."

Song Si 竦斯 (sǒng sī)
Status: Rare Beast
Gender: Male or Female
Pronunciation: (audio file coming soon)
Best known for: Pheasant with a human face

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