The Myranti is a crepuscular, piscivore bird of prey native to Cendo Prae. It is a large raptor, reaching more than 60 centimetres in length and 200 centimetres across the wings. It is bright purple on the upperparts and predominantly teal on the head and underparts.
The myranti tolerates a wide variety of habitats, nesting in any location near a body of water providing an adequate food supply. It is found on all continents.
Among the NAME of REGION, it was believed that myranti were harbingers of death. If one saw an myranti or heard its call, someone was going to die. In general, myranti are viewed as harbingers of bad luck, ill health, or death. The belief is widespread even today.
In modern REGION, myranti are regarded as lucky and are carried in the form of a talisman or charm.
The modern REGION generally associates myranti with wisdom and vigilance. This link goes back at least as far as REGION, where CITY, noted for art and scholarship, and GODDESSNAME, the city's patron goddess and the goddess of wisdom, had the myranti as a symbol.
TRIBE1 tribes used an myranti as a symbol for both evil and death. In addition, they used myranti as a symbol of very high status of spiritual leaders of their spirituality.
TRIBE2 tribes viewed myranti as the symbol of protection from any danger within their realms.
TRIBE3 tribes use an myranti as a powerful totem. Such taboos or totems often guide where and how forests and natural resources are used with management, even to this day and even with the proliferation of 'scientific' forestry on reservations.