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Ancient Egyptian art depicts Apep being warded off by a deity.
Gender Male
Region Egypt
Habitat Underworld
Active Night
Diet Ra

Apep (aka Apophis) is a giant serpant in Egyptian mythology. Every night, Apep attacks the sun god Ra in the underworld in an attempt to make sure the sun never rises again. Sometimes Apep manages to swallow Ra, causing a solar eclipse, but Ra's guardians always cut him out after a few minutes.