He is a wild cryptozoological bear who is said to roam the Kamchatka Peninsula. Naturally he is also worshiped as a deity.
This wonderfully-named creature is known to the Kamchatka people as ‘Trousers Pulled Down’. Which makes him a bare god as well as a bear god.
Apparently the name refers to the fur around his legs and butt. We hope he doesn’t get too chilly in the Siberian nether regions.
Irkuiem Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: God Bear
Area or people: Kamchatka of Siberia
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Bears
Area of expertise: Bears
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
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Article last revised on May 25, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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