Barugon is the main antagonist of the 1966 Japanese kaiju film Gamera vs. Barugon.
When a prehistoric egg found in a New Guinea cave is mistaken for an opal, it is hatched, releasing a creature that grew to an enormous size in a short time, prompting Gamera to return from space and fight it.
Barugon resembles a large quadrupedal dinosaur or monitor lizard with brownish skin and a crocodilian snout. He has numerous forward-curving spines on his back, sideways-facing eyes, and a large rhino-like horn on the tip of his snout.
Powers and Abilities
Barugon possesses the following powers and abilities:
- Powerful jaws
- Enormous size
- Long tongue
- Freezing liquid from the tip of his tongue
- Rainbow Death Ray
Gamera drags Barugon into a cold lake where it drowns.
- Barugon was Gamera's first opponent.