"In his house at R'lyeh, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming..." - English translation of Aklo verse
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He has a cone-shaped body, a razor-fanged reptilian head rather like that of a Tyrannosaurus rex, four broad, flat, starfish-like arms with suckers, and a mane of tentacles. How he swims or walks on the ocean floor is unknown, but it is possible that he has a slug-like foot similar to that of the Great Race of Yith.