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The Gappas are the main antagonists in the 1967 Japanese kaiju film Gappa: The Triphibian Monster.

When a Japanese expedition to Obelisk Island discovers and brings back a baby creature called a Gappa, its parents awaken from their slumber and go on a rampage to retrieve their son.

Appearance

The Gappas are green theropod-like creatures with brown bird-like beaks, two snake-like fangs, and brown crests on their heads. Attached to their backs are large bat-like wings.

Powers and Abilities

The Gappas possess the following powers and abilities:

  • Enormous size
  • Flight
  • Heat beams
  • Fast swimming
  • Amphibious locomotion

Fate

Once the two parents recover their baby Gappa, they peacefully return to Obelisk Island.

Trivia

  • The individual creatures do not have specific names.

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