The Alicanto

06.12.2018

The Alicanto is a mythical bird that appears in the north of Chile, and its presence usually represents good luck. It's a giant golden bird that only appears in the nights and guide lost travelers with the shine of his feathers to a safe place. This creature lives in the mountains were precious metals, like gold and silver can be found. This is because these minerals are part of its diet. Due to this, some people try to look for the Alicanto to get treasures. However, the Alicanto despises greed and whoever looks for it only guided by it, the Alicanto would make them wander until they get lost. Besides, the Alicanto has the ability to decide who can see it.

The video about the Alicanto