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tatzelwurm

The tatzelwurm is a dragon-like beast and cryptid reported from the Alps mountains areas covering part of Austria, Bavaria and Switzerland.

The Banshee, from the Irish “bean sí” (“woman of the síde” or “woman of the fairy mounds”) is a female spirit in Irish folklore, usually seen as a harbinger of death, as well as a messenger from the Otherworld. In Irish legend, a banshee is a fairy woman who begins to wail if someone is about to die.

The Cry Of The Banshee

The Banshee, from the Irish “bean sí” (“woman of the síde” or “woman of the fairy mounds”) is a female spirit in Irish folklore, usually seen as a harbinger of death, as well as a messenger from the Otherworld.

Strzyga- Slavic myth: people who were born with two hearts,souls, sets of teeth. when they died, one soul would move on, but one would stay behind and turn into an undead vampire-like monster. they would fly at night in the form of an owl and attack night travelers. they would suck their blood and eat their insides. Nice, friendly creatures. :)

STRIX or STRIGA Originally strzyga (ˈstʂɨɡa).Strzyga is a kind of demon, or maybe more of a vampire in slavic (especially Polish) folklore.

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In Alpine folklore, the Tatzelwurm is a stubby, lizard-like creature. It takes the appearance of a cat with the hind-end of a serpent with no hind legs.

In Alpine folklore, the Tatzelwurm is a stubby, lizard-like creature. It takes the appearance of a cat with the hind-end of a serpent with no hind legs.

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more@ - 1599 - Opera omnia / [Ulisse Aldrovandi]

Poludnica (Lady Midday) -  a noon demon in Slavic mythology.  She was usually pictured as a young woman dressed in white that roamed field bounds. She assailed folk working at noon causing heatstrokes and aches in the neck, sometimes she even caused madness.

Poludnica (Lady Midday) - a noon demon in Slavic mythology.

Monster of the Week: The Asasabonsam. When we think of vampires, we often envision the European type, not realizing that there are all types of vampires throughout the world. One of the more interesting variations of the vampire myth is a creature known as the asasabonsam. The asasabonsam is a peculiar vampire derived from Ghana lore. The Republic of Ghana is located along the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean in West Africa. The word “Ghana” means “Warrior King.” The legend of the ...

Asasabonsam- Ghana, western Africa myth: an arboreal vampire that had extremely long limbs with hooked toe claws because it hung upside down from branches to snatch up people passing by. It would suck the blood out of their thumbs.

aswang cryptid

Arnold Paole Arnold Paole, who lived in the territory of the (now former) Yugoslavia (then this land was part of the Habsburg empire).

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AUSTRALIAN FOLKLORE: is based on traditional beliefs, legends and customs of a group, handed down through generations. Image of an Aboriginal myth - the bunyip.

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