For the next few weeks, visitors to the Hiwan Homestead Museum would do well to look sharp. The place is crawling with Naugas.
What’s a Nauga? Imagine a throw pillow with 2-inch claws, big googly eyes and a broad, toothy grin, and you’ve got the flavor of it.
“I think Naugas look like something from Monsters Inc.,” says Hiwan program coordinator Meghan McGinnes, “but I’ve heard people say they remind them of ‘Where the Wild Things Are.’ ”