The Popobowa is a bat-like creature from the island of Pemba in Tanzania. The Popobowa is covered in red skin or fur (depending on the source), big bat-like ears, vampire-like fangs, and has one big eye in the center of its head.The Popobowa is a shapeshifter and is known to take many different forms however its bat form is the most common. it’s nocturnal but can be seen during the day. The Popobowa also has been seen as an evil spirit causing misfortune and can possess people. Villagers say if the Popobowa isn’t talked about it gets angry.