In Tierra del Fuego, we have the opposite creature among the Selk’nam. It was the Quemanta, the spirit of the living trees. He was harmless, but the women feared him.

It is interesting that there were three different "tree-monsters" in Patagonia (Inulpamahuida, Quemanta and Alihuen).

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