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* Christopher Paolini's ''Literature/InheritanceCycle'' features a rare sapient example in the form of the pterosaur-like [[GiantFlyer Lethrblaka]] worshipped in a TownWithADarkSecret called Dras-Leona. Juvenile specimens (called Ra'zac) are closer to humans in size and general body shape, but they share a lair with the grown Lethrblaka [[note]]Which isn't too difficult of an arrangement, since only four specimens are thought to remain: two Ra'zac and two Lethrblaka.[[/note]] and accept {{human sacrifice}}s from Dras-Leona too.

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* Christopher Paolini's ''Literature/InheritanceCycle'' features a rare sapient example in the form of the pterosaur-like [[GiantFlyer Lethrblaka]] worshipped in a TownWithADarkSecret called Dras-Leona. Juvenile specimens (called Ra'zac) are closer to humans in size and general body shape, but they share a lair with the grown Lethrblaka [[note]]Which isn't too difficult of crowded an arrangement, since only four specimens are thought to remain: two Ra'zac and two Lethrblaka.[[/note]] and accept {{human sacrifice}}s from Dras-Leona too.


* Christopher Paolini's ''Literature/InheritanceCycle'' features a rare sapient example in the form of the pterosaur-like [[GiantFlyer Lethrblaka]] worshipped in a TownWithADarkSecret called Dras-Leona. Juvenile specimens (called Ra'zac) are closer to humans in size and general body shape, but they share a lair with the grown Lethrblaka and accept {{human sacrifice}}s from Dras-Leona too.

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* Christopher Paolini's ''Literature/InheritanceCycle'' features a rare sapient example in the form of the pterosaur-like [[GiantFlyer Lethrblaka]] worshipped in a TownWithADarkSecret called Dras-Leona. Juvenile specimens (called Ra'zac) are closer to humans in size and general body shape, but they share a lair with the grown Lethrblaka [[note]]Which isn't too difficult of an arrangement, since only four specimens are thought to remain: two Ra'zac and two Lethrblaka.[[/note]] and accept {{human sacrifice}}s from Dras-Leona too.


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* {{Theatre/Firebringer}}: Subverted in that the tribe do worship a duck as the creator of the universe, it's not particularly big, not is it even the ''same'' duck (they keep flying off or dying). Fortunately, the tribespeople (including the shaman) are too stupid to notice.


* In ''Literature/TheDarkProfitSaga'' lizardfolk are said to be wired to worship "something" due to being created as the dark gods' shock troops. Often they end up adopting some sort of monster as their "god". In the first book the party encounters a tribe worshiping a stone drake.



* ''Series/DoctorWho'' serial "[[{{Recap/DoctorWhoS16E5ThePowerOfKroll}} The Power Of Kroll]]": a giant alien squid is worshiped as a god by the indigenous people. It's so big its intestinal gas is collected as fuel by the colonialists. The size is because it swallowed a segment of the [[CosmicKeystone Key to Time]].

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* ''Series/DoctorWho'' serial "[[{{Recap/DoctorWhoS16E5ThePowerOfKroll}} The Power Of Kroll]]": a giant alien squid is worshiped as a god by the indigenous people. It's so big its intestinal gas is collected as fuel by the colonialists.colonists. The size is because it swallowed a segment of the [[CosmicKeystone Key to Time]].


* In a memorable scene from ''WesternAnimation/AllDogsGoToHeaven'', Charlie and Anne-Marie are captured by a tribe of savage rats who worship a [[NeverSmileAtACrocodile giant alligator]] as a god.

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* In a memorable scene from ''WesternAnimation/AllDogsGoToHeaven'', Charlie and Anne-Marie are captured by a tribe of savage rats who worship a [[NeverSmileAtACrocodile giant alligator]] as a god. The scene is the TropeNamer for BigLippedAlligatorMoment.

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* In a memorable scene from ''WesternAnimation/AllDogsGoToHeaven'', Charlie and Anne-Marie are captured by a tribe of savage rats who worship a [[NeverSmileAtACrocodile giant alligator]] as a god.


A mostly adventure story trope, where a primitive tribe worships [[DireBeast a giant animal]] as a god or otherworldly entity, leaving it sacrifices of food (and occasionally {{human|Sacrifice}}s). The animal itself is rarely [[IntellectualAnimal sapient]], only learning that food regularly appears in a specific part of its territory if it leaves the humans alone.

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A mostly adventure story trope, where a [[HollywoodNatives primitive tribe tribe]] worships [[DireBeast a giant animal]] as a god or otherworldly entity, leaving it sacrifices of food (and occasionally {{human|Sacrifice}}s). The animal itself is rarely [[IntellectualAnimal sapient]], only learning that food regularly appears in a specific part of its territory if it leaves the humans alone.

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* [[Literature/GarrettPI Garrett]] once consulted a priest of a minor [=TunFaire=] snake-cult about two even less-successful cults along the Street of the Gods. Attempting to impress Garrett, the priest told the investigator that ''his'' cult has a genuine, for-real god-snake big enough to swallow horses at its temple. Garrett was thrilled to hear it ... but only because he hates horses.


A mostly adventure story trope, where a primitive tribe worships [[DireBeast a giant animal]] as a god or otherworldly entity, leaving it sacrifices of food (and occasionally {{human|Sacrifice}}s). The animal itself is rarely sentient, only learning that food regularly appears in a specific part of its territory if it leaves the humans alone.

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A mostly adventure story trope, where a primitive tribe worships [[DireBeast a giant animal]] as a god or otherworldly entity, leaving it sacrifices of food (and occasionally {{human|Sacrifice}}s). The animal itself is rarely sentient, [[IntellectualAnimal sapient]], only learning that food regularly appears in a specific part of its territory if it leaves the humans alone.


A mostly adventure story trope, where a primitive tribe worships a giant animal as a god or otherworldly entity, leaving it sacrifices of food (and occasionally {{human|Sacrifice}}s). The animal itself is rarely sentient, only learning that food regularly appears in a specific part of its territory if it leaves the humans alone.

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A mostly adventure story trope, where a primitive tribe worships [[DireBeast a giant animal animal]] as a god or otherworldly entity, leaving it sacrifices of food (and occasionally {{human|Sacrifice}}s). The animal itself is rarely sentient, only learning that food regularly appears in a specific part of its territory if it leaves the humans alone.

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* In ''Manga/FushigiYuugi'', TheFourGods switch between beast and human forms, and their beast forms are (fittingly) ''at least'' {{Kaijuu}} sized. Additionally, the Priestess is ''technically'' a VirginSacrifice to be FedToTheBeast, although if she is strong-willed enough, she may escape this fate and go on to live a more-or-less normal life in her own world.


A mostly adventure story trope where a primitive tribe worships a giant animal as a god or otherwordly entity, leaving it sacrifices of food (and occasionally {{human|Sacrifice}}s). The animal itself is rarely sentient, only learning that food regularly appears in a specific part of its territory if it leaves the humans alone.

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A mostly adventure story trope trope, where a primitive tribe worships a giant animal as a god or otherwordly otherworldly entity, leaving it sacrifices of food (and occasionally {{human|Sacrifice}}s). The animal itself is rarely sentient, only learning that food regularly appears in a specific part of its territory if it leaves the humans alone.

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