MAYA MYTHOLOGY

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CAMA-ZOTZ

Picture of the Mayan Bat God CAMA-ZOTZ from our Mayan mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Mayan Bat God

Also known as CAMAZOTZ, SOTZ, ZOTZ

God of Bats

Not as in bat-and-ball, which wouldn’t be surprising given the Mayan’s love for sport, but flappy wings and pointy teeth.

Naturalists and Godologists believe him to be a leaf-nosed vampire bat. He has his own House of Bats in the Underworld, and caused no end of trouble for the HERO-TWINS.

CAMA-ZOTZ FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : CAMA-ZOTZ
Location : Mesoamerica
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Bats
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : CAMAZOTZ, SOTZ, ZOTZ
Popularity index : 15081
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Article last updated on 17 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "CAMA-ZOTZ: God of Bats from Mayan mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 17 Jan. 2014. Web. 28 August 2014.

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