the boat hound is a fearsome creautre from north america . he has a long body like a boat with big froglike feet, and four ears. With the front two he can hear everything in front of h'en, and with the back two he hears everything behind him. He has a big mouth like an aligator's. during he night the creatures looks for boats that careless folks forget to tie and when he finds one, he swallows it right down. during the day he sleeps at the bottom of the lake .