DeAnte Waters told WHNS Fox 21 that he was about to cross the street with his dog when he spotted the legendary beast lurking across the road.
The blurry video starts with Waters saying “Oh God, oh God,” then “No, no!” after the dog gets loose from its leash to run towards a large, four-legged figure moving in the shadows.
Strangely, the creature is seen not walking along the road but through waist-tall bushes. After being spotted, it gallops away at a pretty good clip before disappearing into the woods.
Waters says at first he thought he was seeing a man riding a horse, but then realized the horse wore no saddle, and the man attached to the horse had no legs.
"I quickly realized it was not a horse, but a centaur," Waters told our newsroom.
|Satyrs and centaurs are
same being, distinguished only by the stories in which
appear; satyrs adventures are consistently trivial &
vulgar in comparison to the heroic exploits of the
This powerfully sexual sign combines a male human torso
an equine body as personified in the child sired by Ixion
a phantom of Hera, created by Zeus. This Centaurus, as he
was named, sired progeny in his turn, but through illicit
congress with mares, producing the monstrous combination
we've come to identify as centaurs. In an extended study,
Georges Dumezil discusses them in context of comparative
mythology & sees their origin in religious
of winter solstice involving figures of the horse. Clebert
believes that cultures using the figure of the centaur
understood that the being disposed of two phalluses: one
human, with which to penetrate human men & women
them, the other a stallion's sex, for the violation of
other centaurs or
centauresses. Perhaps it is this 'genital power' that
the centaurs their highly erotic, sexual charge, see: