Ahuizotl

Ahuizotl

small creature with monkey hands and feet, a hand at the end of its long tail. [Mex. Myth.: Leach]
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Archaeologists believe it dated from 1486 to 1502AC, when Emperor Ahuizotl ruled during what is called the Auge era of the Aztec empire.
El zanate Quiscalus mexicanus, es originario de la vertiente del Golfo de Mexico y fue introducido al centro del pais en la epoca del octavo emperador azteca Ahuizotl, entre los anos 1486 y 1502 (Haeming 1978, Christensen 2000).
The Aztecs, for instance, have given us the three-handed Ahuizotl, which drowns fishermen who steal its fish.