He attempted to catch and devour Ngaru, but Ngaru had just invented the surfboard and thus made a quick getaway. Which must have been a little embarrassing for Tumuitearetoka.
This could be the mythological beginnings of the phrase ‘Jump The Shark’.
Tumuitearetoka Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Tumu-i-te-Are Toka
Area or people: Mangaian people, Cook Islands, Polynesia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Sharks
Area of expertise: Sharks
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 416
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Article last revised on April 29, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.