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More fun with Cryptids - Foo-Dog
10/06/16 00:19 Filed in: Personal | cryptids
two for today!
Fu Lions or Fu Dogs, traditionally known in Chinese simply as Shi and often called "Foo Dogs" in the West, are a common representation of the lion in pre-modern China. Statues of guardian lions have traditionally stood in front of Chinese Imperial palaces, Imperial tombs, government offices, temples, and the homes of government officials and the wealthy, from the Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220), and were believed to have powerful mythic protective benefits.