My second entry for the Beast Book Vol 2: 'The Namazu'
Mythical Giant catfish which lives in the mud beneath the earth whose trashing causes violent earthquakes. The Japanese God Kashima is supposed to guard it and hold it in place with a stone and when his guard drops the namabozu thrashes about.
Many Thankies to Kate for the list of creatures from which I got the ideas, Debbie for feedin me
and Yen and Mark for keepin me company whilst doin the image^-^