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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.

Appearance

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
  • Near-invulnerability

Fate

Gamera drags Barugon into a cold lake where it drowns.

Trivia

  • Barugon was Gamera's first opponent.

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