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This section contains information about phenomena that are generally believed to have a supernatural, mystical nature, and the very existence of which is currently in doubt.Phenomena Hierarchy

Land creatures

Added Mon, 14/08/2017

The group of phenomena in which we are talking about creatures of unknown origin that live on land (also associated with it or seen any action on the ground). Unlike ghosts, which can only observe with unknown creatures, the witness can directly interact and even be affected by their actions.

Unlike ghosts, the mechanism of getting these creatures to our world is not limited to the transition from a parallel world. According to one version, the Earth can exist a certain number of species, the number of which is sufficient for self-sustaining populations, but small for the detection of zoologists with the help of existing methods. This opinion cryptozoology.

Cryptozoology ("study of hidden animals", from ancient Greek. κρυπτός — "secret, hidden" and Zoology) - non-academic direction, the subject of which is a focused search for animals considered to be legendary or non-existent, including animals that are now considered extinct (such as dinosaurs); the animals described in legends and myths (such as unicorns) or eyewitnesses (like Chupacabra or Bigfoot); and animals, whose existence is considered impossible in a given geographical area because of she is at a considerable distance from their natural habitat.

Description of unknown creatures can be found in the folklore and stories of eyewitnesses around the world.

This caregory phenomena will get eyewitness accounts describing a variety of unusual creatures, which can not be attributed to ghosts, and they are not so common to allocate them a separate category.

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Phenomenon in mass culture



A mythological creature from Dominican folklore. This is a woman with brown or dark blue skin, twisted back legs, and long, smooth hair that covers her naked body.

These creatures are said to live in the mountains of the Dominican Republic.

Siguapa is nocturnal. Due to the fact that her legs are twisted backwards, it is never possible to determine exactly where Siguapa was moving if you look at her tracks.


Creature from Abkhazian mythology, living in the woods. This is a huge big hairy thing sticking out of his chest by a steel ledge, featuring extraordinary physical strength. Able to speak.

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Creature from Balkar and Azerbaijani mythology. Lives in mountain forests. Usually he looks like a hairy creature intermediate between APE and man the appearance of having a bad odor. It was believed that the night he comes to the gardens and orchards of people, putting on people's discarded clothes.

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In the folklore of American colonists aggressive APE-like creature living in the hollow trunks of dead trees. It is described as fully black except for the muzzle that looks like it painted ash-grey skull. Judging by the description, you can assume that it is a spectacled bear that lives in South America.

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The hell hound

A supernatural being in the form of a dog. First appears in Greek mythology, and then goes into the North-European folklore. Most often it is described as a huge black (sometimes with brown spots) dog with glowing red or yellow eyes, very strong and fast, having a Ghost or phantom essence and odor, and sometimes even the ability to speak.

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In the folklore of the Hottentots of the Kalahari (Namibia) is humanlike creatures with eyes on the feet that tear people to pieces.

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In the folklore of the canadian Inuits ameiurus is a giant woman with a pocket on the back, smelling of rotten vodoroslei where she puts children.

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In Egyptian mythology, a monster that devours the souls of sinners, having the body of a dog and the head of a crocodile.

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Creature found in ancient, medieval and fantasy literature. Described as a poisonous snake with two heads on both sides of the body. Sometimes the description is added to the wings and one pair of feet. Moves rolling wheel on the ground.

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According to Philippine folklore, the centaur, only women, depicted c single horn like a unicorn. Appears when under a clear sky rain.

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ANSI Silva Of Part

The character of Mansi tales, the dwarf with the incredibly long ears flopping behind him on the ground, and with a cleft lip, a drop-down from ear to ear.

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In the mythology of the indigenous Guarani, insatiable flesh-eating boar-eater. During prosecution of the victim he makes the sound "Ao-ao-ao". It is impossible to escape, because he will haunt the victim no matter what (unless you climb a palm tree: due to the unknown mechanism of the effect on it of its juice, he will stop the persecution).

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AO bozu

According to Japanese mythology, fancy large blue-skinned and one-eyed monk, possessing strong magic. Super-strong creature, capable of killing people by strangulation.

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Variegated giant serpent from Egyptian mythology. Usually snakes rings, and when stretched, it reaches a length of 450 cubits (about 230 metres).

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The Apt Bug

Two-headed frog from Yakut legends. If you catch it at sunrise and pre-wrapped in birch bark, throw in an anthill, and then pick out two of her bones: hook — had to sew the inside of the right sleeve, in the form of a slingshot — to the left sleeve. So the spell of the frogs went to the man and he could conciliate another person, by touching him with his right hand, and if needed to the source backward used his left hand. Scream, eaten alive the your called death.

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In Polynesian mythology the sea guardian in the form of a dragon, living in the Northern part of New Zealand.

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According to reports ancient and medieval authors, the African people, who move on all fours, like animals.

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In the South-Western part of Alaska, near lake Iliamna, there is a local Yeti: Anulata or Nandina or Urieli ("shaggy"). This creature rising from 2 to 3 (sometimes even higher) meters, covered with shaggy dark hair. It looks very similar to a large monkey with very long arms, which still kind of hanging down below the knees. His eyes are red and burn bright in the dark. The creature can swim very well, can steal some livestock (especially dogs), food or fish from fishermen. Proof of his existence think giant footprints found near the lake.


The creature from the folklore of the Ashanti (West Africa). Externally it looks like a woolly man with big bloodshot eyes and protruding zelezne of teeth and hooks for feet, which he clings to the branches of the trees and hangs upside down waiting for the victim. He picks up her hook, biting the thumb of the hand or foot, and then drinks the blood from the wound.

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In Roman mythology, it's a very strange Scandinavian animal resembling the elk, but with stiff legs and a huge upper lip, where he can walk only walking backwards.

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The atsana

In the Abkhazian, Ossetian and Adyghe mythology, the dwarf of the people who lived on earth before the era of people. Now they live underground and have very little growth.

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The babadook

The babadook or Mr. Babadook - withthe creature from the Australian horror movie 2014. This character is not based on actual legends. His name is an anagram of "A Bad Book". For the first time this creature has appeared in the 2005 short film "Monster" directed by Jennifer Ken. This low-budget black and white film, where the character appears in his familiar, but more human form, though not called directly.


Creature from the folklore of Northern Italy. It was a Christmas episode with the appearance of a giant, covered with sheepskin, the worm with a huge mouth, glowing eyes and little cow horns. He usually lives in the forest near the village.

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One of the spirits-hunt of Malay folklore who takes the form of a pine marten. Attacking women and their babies during childbirth.

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A fantastic creature of Chinese and Japanese folklore, the mythical Chimera with chelovecheskim person, with six to nine eyes all over the body, with exceptional wisdom, who understands human speech and is able to foresee the future.

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Being of Caribbean folklore, derives from the mixture of Guyanese and African beliefs. His original his homeland is West Africa. He was presented in the form of stunted pygmy with magical powers. Tank usually lives near people, but in dark places like the attic. In order not to offend, it is necessary to put a bowl of blood and milk. The creature is mischievous, clever and rather cunning. Able to change the shape, make yourself invisible and torment of others. They are mostly active at night.


In Japanese folklore, a kind of kitsune, a magic or demonic foxes-werewolves.

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In the folklore of the Philippines province of this creature stealing and eating the corpses. It has sharp claws and teeth to dig the grave and tear the clothes on the dead. It also has the beautiful scent, and from afar can smell the dead bodies. out Of his mouth constantly emanates a terrible smell.

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Creatures from Swiss and French mythology. It looks like a little man, covered with white fur with a long beard and enormous feet. He is riding from the mountains on his big feet how to ski.

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- Like barghest

The creature from the folklore of Northern England (particularly to Yorkshire). This is the name of a legendary monstrous black dog with huge claws and fangs, which guards the grave of his master, and meeting with them is a harbinger of imminent death.

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White wolf

The Indians of Western Virginia, there was a legend about creatures called creatures White, or White wolves, and later a White dog.

Outwardly, this creature appeared to them in the form of a very large wolf, which was much more powerful and angrier than usual animal. Basically, it was a harbinger of death and see the huge, pale wolf, moving silently between the trees for any Indian meant quick death to himself or someone from the family.


Creature from German folklore. They were presented in the form of men who wore plain clothes and a dark brown hat, and on the big toes of the left foot instead of the nails growing sickles. They devastated fields, teased, bullied people and was able to inflict paralysis. Could cause a person to stray.

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Wild boar from the Chinese mythology with two heads on opposite parts of the body.

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The character known in the Malopolska, South of Mazovia, in the areas of Polish-Ukrainian and Polish-Slovak borderland. Describe the creature as an evil ugly woman with a tall ungainly figure, with a disproportionately large head, swollen belly, crooked legs, black teeth, large Breasts, which were thrown back over his shoulder. She lives in caves, swamps, ponds, creeks. Appear often at night in inclement weather. She is known for kidnapping and substitution of children.

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Bodmin beast

The "Bodmin beast" is a creature from English folklore. This is a large cat-like animal that has been seen more than 60 times in the Bodmin moor area (Cornwall, England) since 1983. In some versions of the story, he is referred to as "the Ghostly wildcat of Bodmin moor" or even "The monster of Bodmin moor".

Big Muddy

In the 1970-ies in southern Illinois (near the town of Murfreesboro) have often noticed a strange creature called by locals the Big Mudd. It is described as large and very smelly creature, with some similarities to the Bigfoot: a hairy bipedal creature the size of a man and covered from head to toe dirty-white hair, exudes a disgusting smell. Being able to publish terrible screams. The first witness was an 11-year-old boy.

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Chinese monster from the "Catalog of mountains and seas", a sheep with nine tails and four ears, and two eyes on the back.

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British big cats

British big cats, also known as "anomalous ("alien“) big cats "(English: Alien Big Cats, ABC), "phantom cats", "mysterious cats" — large representatives of the cat family unknown to science (or known, but abnormal for the fauna Great Britain), living on British Isles and found in rural areas.

In particular, sightings of "Panthers", "Cougars" and giant "black cats"were reported. They also found animals that were killed by the typical methods of killing big cats (usually Cougars).


Bubak or Budak - being from Czech legends, which looks like a demonic Scarecrow. It depicts the cry of a little child, to lure putnikov, whom he kills, and then weaves from the souls of his victims in fabric. Sometimes he describes travelling in a cart pulled by black cats on Christmas night.

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In the legends of Devonshire and Wales (UK) for many centuries there have been tales of a creature called Bubach (Bwbach). It looks like a child, head to toe covered with hair, sometimes the hair a greenish color.

This creature lives hidden in the yard or in the house among the people, helping on the farm, and in return leave him a bowl of milk, cream or oatmeal. Bwbach does not like people who violate a long established tradition, and somehow convinced abstainers, averse even to the beer.


Creature from Slavic mythology. Usually he looks like a hairy creature with a huge open mouth and long tongue. It can turn into a haystack and make sounds of a snarling dog, while remaining invisible. Sunlight is deadly for him. In modern performances it lives under the bed or wardrobe where you can overnight to pull the.

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According to the beliefs Tagalog (Philippines) a fabulous giant-a Cyclops with an exaggerated upper lip, which is all the time laughing.

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A creature from Philippine folklore, the Ogre with one eye in his forehead and two large fangs.

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Buena ft

Snow man living in a drainage channel in Buena Park (orange County, California, USA). He is described as tall, hairy beast rising 8 feet (2.4 m), similar to humans.

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Biera (bjära, mjölkhare, trollhare, pukhare, puken, trollkatten, baran, bärarn, trollnøste, trollnøa-carrier, milk hare, witch hare/cat / tangle-SW., fin., Norv.)

A witch's familiar in Scandinavian folklore. In the form of a cat, a hare, or a ball of yarn, it sucks milk from cows and spits it into the witch's milk containers, and also goes home and licks cream. 

The existence of the witch cat seems to be due to the fact that foreign objects (such as wool) were noticed in the belching of cattle, and slime molds and foam produced by insects were taken for its excrement.

Of creating an alternative

The character, described by P. M. Shpilevsky in the article "Belarusian folk legends". Looks like a man with a horse's ears and hooves, wears human clothes. The creature lives in the stable, where a takes care of breeding horses, protects against diseases, protects night grazing from the attacks of wild beasts and evil spirits. Modern scholars of folklore believe that the substance of the author's fiction.

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In Japanese folklore, an ugly animal with a large, like the cow, the torso and long limbs with a single claw on each.

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Waq waq

In Arab mythology, the tree with the fruit in the form of human heads, emits articulate sounds. These are the sounds of the locals consider them a bad omen.

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Vaca de lumbre

Creature from Mexican folklore that looks like a fire cow run very fast through towns and villages.

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Ancient people dorotych and one-eyed giants in the folklore of the Chechens and Ingush. They get a few goals.

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The idea of this creature comes from Greek mythology (a small snake with a white spot on the head), but in medieval Europe have undergone some changes. There he turned into a monster with the body of toad, tail of a serpent and the head of the cock. His fetid breath kills everything in the area. It can kill, giving the mirror the sun's rays into his eyes (there is a version that he will be petrified when I saw my reflection in the mirror).

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In the mythologies of various countries and peoples of mythological plants having some parts or features characteristic of humanoids.

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In East Slavic mythology, anthropomorphic squat creature whose gaze kills. His eyes are usually covered with huge eyelids and eyelashes. Before his appearance heard the terrible howl. It is able to remove protection spells and amulets. It is believed that this image was created by Gogol and in Slavic folklore to it is not found. Gogol, he is designated as the chief of the gnomes of folklore of the Ukraine.

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In ancient Indian mythology tiny, toothy creatures that appear near the houses, which are about to have someone die.

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In the folklore of the inhabitants of the Shetland Islands (an archipelago in Scotland) a man with a wolf's head, which is covered in short brown fur. Loves to fish and can leave the catch at the doors of poor people.


In the mythology of the Goldy man: he only has one arm, one leg, one eye and one ear. When he hits himself with his only arm, all around fall and fall asleep. To interrupt a witch's dream can only be someone more powerful if the three clap my hands.

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Creature from the mythology of Wales. It is a female, able to take the form of goats. At night lies in wait for travellers on the mountain roads and knocks them out of the way. Sometimes makes weird noises like screaming, the source of which cannot be determined.

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APE-like creature from the folklore of the Maltese. In his appearance blended the traits of a monkey and a cat. He peeks out from behind the bushes and sometimes produces an unpleasant cat cry.

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Creature from the folklore of the inhabitants of the Isle of man, living near roads. He's small and lives in groups. Their main entertainment is to magnetize the stones on the side of the road that cars drove on the curb, despite the best efforts of the drivers.

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Stupid giants Xiaoyang

According to Chinese beliefs, the savages-cannibals with inverted back knees. They had a human face, and the body covered with long hair. The legs of the savages were bent in the opposite direction, and they ran fast as the wind.

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Aggressive giant pig from the folklore of southern Sweden. She has huge fangs, eyes, and hoofs the sparks fly. Very loud grunts. On the back she has sharp bristles, which forms something resembling a saw blade.

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Ugly anthropomorphic being in West European folklore. He loves to inflict torturous nightmares, to irritate commit to the noise, turn the pot with the milk, break the eggs in the chicken coops, to blow the soot out of the oven in just tidied the house, at the most inopportune moments to blow out the candles.

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A creature from Greek mythology. This is usually a woman with a snake tail instead of legs and snakes instead of hair. It is believed that its gaze can turn to stone.

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This is a double-tailed cat with a tripod-stand on the head, which sneaks into the house when owners are absent or asleep, he sits in front of the cold hearth, and kindle it with the breath of fire, using his pipe.

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In English folklore creature the appearance of a yearling foal with sparkling eyes, standing on his hind legs. It may be a harbinger of fire, death, or other ills.

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Gremlin is a mythical creature from English folklore, which he hates, and breaks equipment.

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In the folklore of the peoples of Western Europe creature in the guise of a black dog (in Sweden - calf). Usually appear in cemeteries, but also often come to the home and its howling foretell the death in the likeness of wailing Banshees.

The most famous Grima is Grima Church.

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In the folklore of Iceland and the Faroe Islands giant lyudoeda with twenty-four tails, which is once a year before Christmas comes to the people. Down from the mountains, it eats disobedient children, those who have not got the holiday new woolen clothes or cuts out the stomachs of those who eat meat in the post.

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Creature from Ossetian mythology. It is a monstrous seven-headed giant, rough and strong, living in caves and inaccessible fortresses.

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In the mythology of the peoples of the Komi Republic image of the fairy tale of a monstrous giant with 3, 6, 9, 12, 24 heads. Often has a human face, rides a horse, lives in the home, performs the household work, etc.

Probably under the influence of Russian folklore with the 40-ies of the XXth century, it starts to be represented by a giant serpent, the dragon. Is iron shirt comes in the night. Lives under water, the earth, in the mountain, on the mountain in the sky. This files most often out of the water or flying in the form of a black cloud, blue mist, black smoke.

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In Ossetian mythology a horrifying monster that lives on the slopes of the White mountains above the village of Course. His upper jaw touches the sky, and the bottom — lands. Being very loud and terrifying roars. It is able to attract and catch mouth anything or anybody.

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In Slovak and Polish folklore under this name the famous giant forest woman with black legs. She catches men and strangles them, thrusting his chest hrimne hanging the victim in the mouth. Sometimes it is not visible, but audible as she hysterically howling in the woods.

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In the mythology of African peoples, the beast, digging up and devouring corpses. It is believed that he has human hands and feet and body and head of a wolf. It is also able to emit a creepy trumpet sounds, through which you can know that he is somewhere close.

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In Arabic and Persian folklore creatures with long, soft, boneless legs that wrap around their victims and forced to work for themselves. His long legs resemble snakes or straps, and the belt above it looks like a man.

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In Chinese mythology, strange creatures that live in the mountains within the County of Linchuan, Jiangxi province. They appear most often during storms and rainfall, making sounds similar to a whistle. Can put into people arrows. Those in whom they appear, in the same instant covered with sores — from the strong poison.

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A creature with horns and hooves from the folklore of the Alps, found only in the mountains. It is believed that local joked with visitors, engaging them in the hunt for "rare" and non-existent animal, forcing them to move on all fours for hours in an uncomfortable position in the mountains the wind and cold in the ambush.

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Being of Somali folklore. It is usually described as big, tall and strong woman with long donkey ears that can hear the steps of his victim for many miles, and blood-red eyes, with very sharp vision. She moves very quickly.

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GABA Of Fofie

Translated from the dialect of the Baka tribe from Congo means "giant spider". According to local folklore, they live in underground tunnels, and their nets-traps are arranged close to the ground among the trees and bushes to catch mainly small mammals and birds, although sometimes, their webs can get deer and even people. According to representatives of the Baka tribe, these spiders are much stronger than humans. They lay eggs the size of a peanut, of which hatch into young spiders are yellowish-purple color.


Jack-jumper or Jack-springs-on-ankle-length - a character in English folklore of the Victorian era, humanoid creature, notable primarily for its ability to jump amazing heights.

The first reports about the appearance of Jack-jumper in London, dated 1837, last date of its appearance is considered to be 1904. Has appeared in many areas of England and Scotland.


According to Gypsy folklore, living in the mountains and forests of monstrous giants with the dog's legs and head. I can help people. The hair on his head heal.

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The Carpathian variety of forest creatures. They live in caves, and at night running among the mountains, the fields and forests to tickle to death a random stranger. They are tall, pale, with long hair, naked, if not schetayu belt of grass.

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The creature from the folklore of the New England States. It looks like the Panther with ball on the end of the tail. Loggers often hear a knock in the woods of unknown origin, as if someone hit the trees with something hard, and is credited with the sounds this creature.

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In Catalan myth the evil black hairy dog, sucking people's blood. She was limping on one leg.

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Dover demon

Humanoid creature-cryptid that several times probably was observed in Dover (mA) in 1977.

The name of the animal was given by writer Lauren Coleman. It was described as stunted (3-4 ft or m 09-1) humanoid "peach color" with a large head that is visible only two round glowing eyes. Neck, limbs and fingers being long and thin.

Eyewitnesses claimed that the creature was rough skin, devoid of hair.

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Creature from the folklore of Michigan. This creature is described as bipedal, similar to the dog-man's height of seven feet (213,36 cm) with blue eyes or amber eyes, with the man's body and a terrible howl, like a human scream.

According to legend, sightings of dogman appears in the ten-year cycle, on years ending in 7.

The observations were registered in multiple locations throughout Michigan, primarily in the Northwest quadrant of the Lower Peninsula .


In Japanese folklore, cursed female thief with very long arms, covered with tiny bird's eyes.

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In the folklore of the ket (the small people of Western Siberia) creature living in the forest and the mountains. Scaring people with my scream.

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In the myths of the Indians of North America giant's-ogress with a copper claws, long hanging Breasts and black leather. Whistles to lure people to him. If you burn tsonakwa, from its ashes will be born a mosquito. If you capture the giantess by surprise, she can share with a person a part of their wealth.

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Characters of urban legends of the United States (most often in Michigan, Ohio, North Carolina, and Connecticut). They are also called " Melonheads "(Melonheads) or"Melonheads".

They describe these creatures as people with huge, swollen heads. Melonheads are found in remote rural areas, mainly in Ohio, but sometimes they are seen in other states.

The creatures are often seen in the woods near Kirtland. They don't look like humans, but they have very large heads. 


In the myths of the Evenks was a giant snake. Paved river beds, treats people.

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In the epic of Chechens and Ingush anthropomorphic monster with nine eyes, nine arms and legs, guarding the entrance to the world of the dead. He has a huge body, covered with long and flat, covered with lice. Torn from his beard a hair, it is able to link a person. Maybe drink blood.

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The beast of gevaudan

Voskopodobnoe beast-eater that terrorized the Northern French province Gevaudan in the 60-ies of the XVIII century. Described by eyewitnesses as a predator like a wolf, but the size of a cow, with a very wide chest, a long, flexible tail with a tassel on the end like a lion, elongated snout, like the Greyhound, with small pointed ears and large, protruding fangs from the mouth. His hair was yellowish-red, but along the ridge of the back was present unusual stripes or spots of dark wool.

The Beast Is Roaring

In Celtic mythology and European legends of king Arthur a fantastic beast with a lion's body, snake's head, deer's feet, and emitting a terrible roar.

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Earthen cat

In the Urals it is believed that under the earth there is a cat with flaming ears. Usually it shows only a glowing blue ear. Where it appears - there is a buried treasure.

It is believed that superstitions of the miners is being hit as a personification of burning sulfur gas coming out of the ground.

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In the mythology of the Chilean island of Chiloe, stolen from the home of the boy, over which the witch experiment, turning into a zombie. His one foot is bent behind his back and rooted to the spine, hands deformed, and the head turned back. His whole body covered with thick hair.

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A creature like a great APE growing up to 3 meters, covered with dark brown, dark red or gray fur. This creature has big feet (number of toes from case to case varies from 2 to 6). It is assumed that the entity moves well in wooded areas, climb trees.

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Yule cat

Icelandic mythology, a monstrous black cat the size of a bull, living in the mountains of Iceland. The story of a scary black cat, living in the mountains, was first recorded in the nineteenth century. Walks into the village and wanders the nights in the Yuletide (Yuletide), attacking and eating those who have not got for Christmas some new clothes wool (for later he takes only a festive meal).

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In medieval mythology the creature with a camel head with two curved back horns and twovideo leopard. It has tremendous power and ferocity.

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Creature from the Belarusian folklore. Usually the traveler only sees the distant light, which is very difficult or even impossible to reach. He is ahead of where the person is not turned. It is believed that this fire kindle the man in wide-brimmed hat (hence the name), able to turn into a bird or beast.

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Creature from the folklore of Ethiopia. It's a wild animal of small size with sedentary limbs and a huge head, which is constantly lowered to the ground. All who will look him in the eye, then die.

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Found in the folklore of the Western United States. Being practically devoid of the coat (except a few scraps of rigid vegetation on the chin and thick eyebrows), and his skin recalls the rubber (it is very much stretched, it bounces any weapon). Can swallow even a very large animal as a whole, stretching in all directions. Very flammable.

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In Greek mythology, a creature with a horse body and human torso.

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In the folklore of the Okinawa Islands, the little creatures that live in Banyan trees. They have red skin and thick chestnut hair. They move by jumping. Can help people, but sometimes people piled on his chest when they sleep, or put out the light at night.

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The cynocephali

The cynocephali, or PSIglobal, a being known from the mythology of Ancient Greece, but legend about a creature with that description can be found after all that the world. It looks like a man with a dog's head. Sometimes referred to legs like a bull.

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Kiri Itiba

According to Japanese folklore, youkai of Niigata Prefecture, in the guise of a little boy haunting people at night. Afraid of the cry of the cock. If it is cut in half, then both halves will regenerate into full-fledged being.

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A creature from Welsh mythology, inhabiting exclusively in the mines. Knocking at the walls of mine workings he tells the miners the ore-rich horizon or gold-mine, and sometimes that warns of danger.

Science says that the sound of this can happen from drops of water flowing down the cracks in the voids of the rock, and in fact to indicate the presence of metals.

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Creature from Slavic bestiary, combining goat and elephant.

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Creature from European mythology with the head of a rooster, a trunk and eyes toads and two tails of snakes (one of which is provided with a tip). Can kill with a glance.

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In East Slavic mythology, the assistants of witches and wizards that look like a cat or rabbit use with a large goiter, which he brings to his master the supplies and money from other houses.

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In Chilean folklore, this little creature, like a rat. It mixed with the traits of the rooster, snake and rat. His face similar to a pig. In the mouth, several rows of teeth. The eye is bright red and out of your head.

When it discreetly, it can issue a squeak, like a baby crying. At night he sneaks into the house, sucking the saliva and moisture from the eyes of sleepers that will soon lead to death from dehydration and the stifling cough.

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In Japanese folklore, gnomes-midgets with long arms, bandy legs and unkempt beards.

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Cow death

Personification of death of cattle in the Eastern Slavs. Appears in the form of cows or cats (often black), or dog, sometimes in the guise of a cow's skeleton (the symbol that emerged on the model of the popular image of a human death) or old disgusting female. Her appearance is accompanied by mass loss of cattle.

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Cat Bayun

Kot Bayun (Bayun cat, cat Bahari) - a character in Russian fairy tales, a huge man-eating cat with a magical voice.

He speaks and lulls with his talk and singing approaching travelers and those of them who do not have enough strength to resist his magic and who are not prepared for a fight with him, the sorcerer cat kills with iron claws. But the one who can catch a cat will find salvation from all diseases and ailments-Bayun's fairy tales are healing.

Paluga Cat

Cat Palug (English: Cath Palug, also known as Cath Paluc, Cath Balug, Cath Balwg, Chapalu, Capalu, Capalus).

A monstrous huge cat from Welsh and French legends, which also appears in the Arthurian cycle. Its name may come from the Welsh word "palug", meaning"to scratch". According to legend, she appeared on the island of Anglesey, where she killed and ate nine warriors.

Sometimes the Paluga cat is mentioned in near-scientific cryptozoological reports about the so-called British big cats.


According to Japanese belief, creation, taking the form of the calves with a human face. His appearance — a sign of some significant historical events. This development never lives longer than a few days.

With the birth of analysis can speak human languages. Immediately after birth, he utters one or more prophecies.

The content of these prophecies is different. Some kodani spoke of the great harvests or the terrible famine that some had predicted calamities and droughts, and someone war. The prophecies of kudana always come true. Predicting anything, he dies immediately.


A fantastic creature in Moksha and Chuvash mythology. According to legends, if a cock will live six years then in the seventh year he lays an egg. If you put the egg in the armpit, you can make kogorou. He takes all the orders of his master, helping around the house. Can turn into a flying spark.

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In Brazilian folklore, is a witch with body parts (most often), head of a crocodile.

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In the Babylonian myths (in particular, in the stories of Gilgamesh) giant monster in the form of multilegged and multi-armed creatures.

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Sushestvo known in Japanese folklore as Kurozuka or Witch of the Black mound or Demon with Adachigahara of Ilion Baba ("the old demon"). The woman who killed his pregnant daughter, became a demon and began to lure people into the shelter, offered to spend the night there, and then killed in a dream and devouring their remains.

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A horrible demon from Greek folklore with a huge head, tongue sticking out of his mouth, horns and a hump on his chest. He rapes girls and horns pierces the bellies of pregnant women.

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A man with a dog's head, half-human half-dog in Romanian mythology. He has two heads or two of the muzzle (mouth) of ITA, which is on the back of the head like a dog. According to some reports they have four eyes on the back of his head. Is cannibals swallowing one of his children's mouths in whole or large pieces of human flesh right from the bones and all the rest, and one spit the inedible waste. Told me that they caught the boys and fattened them for slaughter.


A creature from ancient mythology. The upper part of the body in her human, and the lower snake. She feeds on the blood of their victims, but can eat the whole thing. Takes out eye and puts them in the bowl to go to sleep. Can turn into a beautiful girl and to deprive a man of semen.


In the Slavic bestiary lion with a human head, which moves very quickly.

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Being of Italian mythology, appearing in the form of a little man, who seduces women and sends nightmares if they refuse him.

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A creature from medieval literature. It is described as a cross between a hyena and a lioness with a huge mouth, is able to imitate human speech.

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In Polish mythology, a creature living in forests in the southwest of the łódź Voivodeship of Poland. Oklikema human voices and laughing, took away the travelers into the jungle, lured into the swamp, appearing in the guise of a deer, stuck in a swamp. Who was it that attacked with hooves and horns. Also, in order to have a hunter in the wilderness, could take the guise of a beautiful girl.

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Creature from Hungarian mythology. Has two versions of the origin. The chicken hatched from the egg under the arm of man for 24 days, which helps the economy and brings wealth.

The creature descended on a falling star, took the form of man and sits on his chest in the night and drinking the blood of her lover.

Generally, this name is often stayway with lights of unknown origin, be it a shooting star or a wisp.

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In the folklore of Northern Belarus living in the well or in the garden creature with a long tongue, able to lick a naughty child to the blood.

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A small furry creature from Italian folklore who nights sneaking into the bedroom through the keyhole and strangle sleeping, sitting them on his chest. Does not tolerate disorder and will begin to pick up the seeds if they spill.

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Laplandsky frog

Urban legends in American Lowlands (Ohio) lives a 1.2-meter bipedal frog.

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Being of Gypsy folklore in the guise of the plague the red mouse, which causes people with skin problems.

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Elk Frodi

The hero of the Icelandic Saga. He is a half man, paulose. Eventually his own name became a household word, and now Icelanders call any of the centaurs.

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The witch, the Queen of Pohjola finskoy mythology. Has the ability to change shape and to cast the spell.

The word "Loukhi" or "catch" can also refers to a state of magical trance.

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Far Eastern (particularly Chinese) dragon. The Chinese dragon has horns, claws and scales, and on the ridge — a series of sharp teeth. He is usually depicted with a pearl (a symbol of the sun), which he either swallows or spits out (in this pearl of his power). Without it, it is harmless.

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In medieval European literature of the monstrous tribe of people long like a crane necks.

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BB Akkadian mythology misantropicana beings, the lower part of the body which is borrowed from the huge Scorpions.

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In American mythology, a four-legged animal the size of a horse with a fluffy tail in the middle of the back. Afraid of their reflection. Has a deadly bite, but bites only on 12 July.

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Creature from the Belarusian mythology. It present it in the form of a hideous freak, just red hair, with wings and one eye in his forehead. It makes people sick, half-crazy, deprives them of consciousness, transforms them into different animals. Other names of Chiredzi, Pacing.

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Creatures from the Ukrainian and Polish folklore, living in the Carpathian forests, caves and mountain pastures. They wiglet as an ordinary girl, tall, chubby, with long braids, but from the back it is covered in leather and you can see all her insides. Initially it is a harmless creature. Over time, ideas about it have changed, and began to meet where she is already sucking out human life force, and also able can take with it with the help of some intoxicating spell.

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The tribes North of the Gulf of Guinea the water spirit in the form of polojenii-polarily or polojenii-poluzmei. Can change the appearance of, to kidnap people, to send the women pregnancy and also to possess the bodies of young attractive girls and sex.

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In Spanish folklore the horned dwarfs with red hats and red pants. They help in household work. In various parts of Spain these beings known under different names: diablillo in Galicia, maricela and manaro in Catalonia (Catalan maneiro, however, look like large black beetles), auto in Asturias, in Cantabria mengue, Carmena in Andalusia.

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Creatures from the mythology of the Cree (an ethnic community in North America). They are described as dwarf-like "little men" creatures with long, thin legs and arms.

They say that they have twelve fingers (six on each hand). They have round, domed, hairless heads with large eyes and no nose, apparently, quite large compared to their small bodies. They are responsible for the pictographs found on rocks in the area and their homes are among the rocks near rapids.


An animal the size of a lion with a human face and ears, with a tail like a Scorpion, seated on top of the spikes, which the Manticore can shoot, so hitting enemies, and a voice that combines the sounds of flutes and pipes. It is blood-red color, very wild, and loves human flesh. Lives in India.

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Creature from the folklore of Northern Portugal, living among the ruins of old castles and underground tunnels. They are short, thin, have a wrinkled face, bright eyes and claws instead of hands. Their main ability is to Wade through even the narrowest gap.

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In the Italian folklore of the low supernatural beings with senile persons, helping with the housework. The laughter of massaioli resembles horse neighing. They do have a weakness for beautiful young girls, but never bow to the actions of an intimate nature.

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The Minotaur

In Greek mythology, polovic-man.

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A mystical creature with hooves and his marks

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Copytophone traces in many cultures, traditionally associated with evil spirits. Different people consider their source of devils, demons, the devil, and witches with hooves instead of feet, the damned, etc.

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In Japanese folklore creature in the guise of a hairy, brutish old man, which is a very old bat.

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Creature from the mythology of Guarani. A huge serpent with two straight, colorful horns on his head that serve as antennas. His possession is open space (fields). Has the ability of telepathy and hypnosis. Loves to steal and hide food.

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Monster of tuttle bottoms

Tuttle bottoms (Tuttle Bottoms) is a swamp in the woods to the North of the city of harrisburg (Illinois). Since 1960-ies of local residents regularly saw a strange creature, nominee giant anteater (height over 2 meters, if it stands on two legs). His body looked massive and covered with long thick hair. When this creature is absolutely not aggressive toward man.

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In Galician, Portuguese and Asturian mythology, a race of supernatural beings who inhabited the North-West of the Iberian Peninsula since the beginning of time, but pushed to the ground with the arrival of people. Commonly described as a skillful blacksmiths of gigantic proportions. They have a lot of treasures.

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Muddy, CRS

Creature from the folklore of the Isle of man. It's a black dog that lives exclusively in the castle Drank. It is described as "large, about the size of a calf, with eyes like pewter plates".

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In Indian mythology the half-man, half-poluzmeya, capable of magic and shape-shifting.

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In Japanese mythology, scary creatures living in the mountains along the Northern coast of the sea of Japan, with bright red or blue skin, disheveled hair and wild eyes. They have wide mouths full of sharp teeth, and often horns on his forehead. They are dressed in a straw winding and coats, and carrying large knives. In this case they attack only those who were lazy or angry in the course of the year.

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Nandi bear

Creature from the folklore of Kenya and Uganda. Eyewitnesses describe it as a large carnivorous animal, larger than the brown bear, covered in red-brown or black fur, leading nocturnal, moving in a shuffling gait, comparable to a bear, and killing people and animals. Sometimes it walks on its hind legs, which is more anthropomorphic.

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Strange humanoid creature of Arabic mythology, who have only one eye, one cheek, one arm, one leg, half a body, half a heart.

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Forest creature from the folklore of Kenya, having the form of a man with an iron claw in the palm of one hand, which he thrusts it in person, in order to drink his blood.

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In the folklore of the peoples of West Africa huge dangerous snakes with the skin of gold, living in the forests and swamps and feed on lost children. The breath of this creature burns the trees and grass. They are shapeshifters and can appear in the form of a RAM or girls.

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Nobusumi from Kochi

A character from Japanese folklore in the form of invisible obstacles, the local variation of Nurikabe from the Japanese Prefecture of Kochi.

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In Japanese mythology of a powerful and ancient snake-like spirits of the fields, looking like a hairy foot caterpillar with no eyes with upward mouth. And can take humanoid form, predstavlja a monk with no eyes, nose, hair, ears, but with a large gaping mouth on top.

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The dog-headed people in the folklore of the Mongolian peoples.

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Night crawlers

Night crawlers look like low (about 1.2 meters) whitish creatures with tiny (or no) heads, small bodies and disproportionately long legs. According to the records, they are completely devoid of hands. They are usually noticed near the marshes.

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In the folklore of the Japanese Prefecture of Niigata, a monster the size of a child that loves to ride on the back of people. With each step becoming heavier and heavier, almost crushing the man with his weight, while he gnaws his head off.

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Ogre from mythology of Central Europe. He looked like a very tall man (height from 2.5 to 4 meters), hairy, smelly, long-armed, thick and with large fangs, which did not differ a great mind.

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Mythological headless fat worm that live in the desolate deserts of Mongolia and killing cattle and people at a distance, presumably by poison or discharge electricity. The Mongolian name, literally translated as "the worm, similar to the colon of a cow". In English literature and film, known under the name of eng. The Mongolian death worm.

It is believed that the worm inhabits Western or southern Gobi. In the book of 1987, "Altyn Saadah city police Department" Ivan Mackerle described it as moving under the ground, creating a wave of sand on the surface that enable it to detect.


Creature from the folklore of southern Siberia. It looks like a man, but with stretchable limbs. The creature lives in the trees, they prey on strangers and, rushing to them, first, entwining arms and legs, and then, biting through her jugular vein, sucking the blood.

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In ancient Greek mythology, a two-headed dog with a snake's tail.


In the Cantabrian folklore, the terrible one-eyed giants, cannibals, possessed of superhuman strength. Growth they are over three meters. They are hairy and bearded, and on his hands and feet they have ten fingers.

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Package (Pukwudgie) is undersized men of the legends of the American Indians. The creature has smooth grey leather that glows in the dark. He can light a fire appear and disappear at will, change shape and hurt people. Has a height of 2 to 3 feet (61 to 91 cm).

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Creature from mythology, Scythia. Commonly referred to as "the beast, change the face". It is believed that it is able to change the color of his fur.

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Creature from the Czechoslovak urban legends during the years of the Second world war.

The first mention of society refers to 1940, when in the police reports began to appear the rumors about a "jumping man": an unknown man appeared in different quarters of Prague, jumping high on some devices in the form of springs. He often jumped out of dark alleys and scared to death of ordinary citizens.


In ancient Armenian mythology creature similar to a wingless Griffin.

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PIP mort

PIP mort or "aspen people". The character mythology of the peoples of the Komi Republic.

One of the folk versions of the hunter while in the field, tired of loneliness and decided to make a friend from aspen logs, persuaded to awaken to life. When the figure came to life, she had helped hunter hunting but he was afraid of his friend. When you try to run an aspen man began to haunt its Creator gnawing all doors, but at this time shouted a rooster, a wooden beast fell lifeless, and full security, were burned.

The pisachas

In Indian mythology, evil and malicious demons attacking people, eating them and drinking their blood.

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The legendary hero, bast Slavic analogue of the centaur: PolyOne-man.

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Creature from the mythology of the Guarani Indians of Paraguay. Other names: Pombro, Pomberito, Pÿragué, Karai Pyhare ("night people"), and in Argentina he is known as Senor de la noche ("Lord of the night").

Pombero appears only at night, loves to fool around and scare children. Can wet the bed and may force young girls to kiss you and to join with him in sexual contact, from which are born ugly, hairy children.


Creature from the mythology of Tanzania. He is described as a dwarf with one eye in the forehead, small sharp ears, wings and claws of a bat. It is believed that he anal rapes sleeping in the beds of men doubting his existence.

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In Chinese mythology, one of nine sons of the dragon-a moon, a lover of bell-ringing. It's a pretty little dragon with two heads on opposite sides of the body.

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Chelovekov (lentokentan or Sphinx) India and countries of South-East Asia, scaring away evil spirits.

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According to Gypsy folklore, this is living underground men of small stature, covered with dense hair and whose life is kept in the egg inside the black chicken. They can kidnap a child or adult Gypsy, but do it rarely. They can bestow a person's underground riches.

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The personification of evil, black magic and death in Balinese mythology and culture. Demon that eats children and corpses.

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Rake (also called Man-a rake and Pale RAM) is the most popular character of urban legends in North America and Europe. Initially meeting with him occurred in a rural part of new York.

Ray is a thin pale humanoid creature with long claws. Moves on all fours, clothing is not. Gender as a creature do not exist.

Rake appears usually as suddenly as it disappears. Most often such creatures see in the suburban areas or in the Badlands next to the road. Usually, the eyewitness provide a description of how the rake was moved across the road in front of a witness.


In the natural science literature of the XVIII animal-eater with a human ear, the head of a rabbit, badger hands and feet of a bear.

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Will ropera

Creature from the mythology of the American loggers colonists. It is believed that this spirits of early Spanish ranchers. The creatures are quite large (small horse). Look like a huge duck with a lasso instead of a beak. It izdaet sound, like the sound of "rattle" giant rattlesnake.

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In Japanese mythology, one of the most strange youkai, legends which are widespread in the prefectures of Fukuoka and Kumamoto in Kyushu. This is the living head of a dead horse hanging from the tree.

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Japanese legendary monster with eight heads and three eyes, a youkai from the Prefecture of Kochi.

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In Philippine folklore, a huge muscular creature with jewels in his ears, combining the features of man and mingorance Buffalo tamaraw. In anger he emits smoke from his nose.

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Japanese legendary monster of Gifu Prefecture, with monkey head and snake tail on the tiger body.

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Mythical sentient APE-men dwelling in the mountains of the Japanese Prefecture of Gifu. The creature eats travellers, rape women, but is most known for his uncanny ability to read a person's thoughts and speak them out loud before the man himself is conscious.

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In Irish mythology, creatures living inside the hills.

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Underground dwarfs from Samoyedic (Nenets) mythology, with grey skin and big white eyes. They are very strong physically and magically.

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A cross between a rabbit and a grouse, probably living in Sweden.

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Creature from the folklore of the American colonists. It lives primarily in Pennsylvania. He has a pretty painful and miserable. The creature cries. Able to turn into bubbles.

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The character of the Icelandic tales inherited from the old Icelandic pagan myths. It tretli feminine. They are ugly, stupid and evil, but at the same time a loving and maglubiyet beings. They kill livestock and attack people, and are also often kidnapped men, and if you fall in love with them, turn them into trella.

They turn to stone under the action of daylight.

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In medieval bestiaries tribe of one-legged men with huge feet.

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In the folklore of Yorkshire and Lancashire demonic dog, characterized by an eerie howling. It can be seen, only in front of him. The screams of this creature is heard while the animal itself remains invisible. It is translucent and incorporeal. Rarely appears and disappears in any the slightest distraction.

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Creature from the mythology of the Indians of North America, robbing the area of an active stratovolcano Saint Helens (Washington state).

The word "Skookum" (Skookum) called the creature or creatures that lived on the mountain. It is translated from the extinct Chinook jargon (the language of communication between Indians and white in the Northwest USA) as "strong", "powerful", "courageous" or "monstrous" and "evil spirit."


Faceless man in a simple black suit with a head without a face (sometimes only the mouth), long arms and legs, very tall. Has the ability to stretch the already long limbs to almost any size and even turn them into tentacles.

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Creature from the folklore of the American colonists. It is a predator, like a shaggy crocodile without legs, with a huge spike on the back and the likeness of the bone screw on the tail.

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In Cornish folklore creatures guarding treasures, able to grow to giant size and to bend the will of the winds. Look like miniature frisky ugly old woman, armed with spears. Can't stand sunlight.

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Stick, Stickman (Stick Men, Stick Figures) represents something very thin and long and black.

These beings though it is made of several sticks. In some cases they seem utterly two-dimensional, that is, if that thing turns sideways, it becomes invisible. This game is generally not aggressive towards people and their more likely to notice quite by accident.

This game cautious and timid, and it is important that they are not touched and left alone. When a person passes the first shock of the Stickman by that time usually crawls. Stories about

Stregoni of benefici

A character from Italian folklore. The good vampires or the vampire hunters in the Italian folklore.

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Lower Silesian underground demon in the guise of a dwarf with claws instead of hands. He pursued proud of the girls, cutting people spit or done at the bottom of the hole, revealing bare buttocks.

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In Serbian folklore, a demonic creature that makes their shoes of the human vocal cords.

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The creature from Egyptian mythology. Usually it is a creature with the head of the woman, paws and a lion's body and eagle's wings.

However, in Ancient Egypt differed three kinds of sphinxes:

  • androsphinx — with a lion's body and a human head;
  • criosphinx — with a RAM's head and a human body;
  • herakovic with the head of a Falcon and body of a person.

It can specify the path (skip) to the treasure or to share knowledge. Known as a lover of riddles.


Syöjätär sometimes called the Ogress, is a character of Finnish folklore. She creates some of the disease, and also a snake, a lizard and a wolf. Also Seater plays in the Finnish folklore the same role as that of Baba Yaga in Russian, but just her evil features.

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In the mythology of Easter island, demonic creatures. They are very thin (skin tight bones so much that they resemble living skeletons). Are constantly hungry. Move at night.

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The Theia Yagua

Monster from the mythology of South American Indians. It looks like a huge lizard with seven dog heads and eyes spewing fire. He is the protector of hidden treasures.

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Tabloid of tag

The good the tiny elves of Welsh folklore. They have light color skin (sometimes translucent) and Golden hair, they wear white clothes.

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In Icelandic folklore a creature created by a witch for stealing milk. Create it and they may possess only women. Being known only in Eastern Iceland, and has two naming: Tilbury in the North and snacker in the South and West. Written references of Tilbury until the seventeenth century, although one of the authors mentions a witch, punished for possession in 1500


In Chinese and Japanese demonology is a General term for creatures that live in the mountains, forests, swamps, stones and other natural objects. They have humanoid faces and animal bodies. They feed on dead bodies. Often forced to stay on the road, where the attack on her and killed.

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In Japanese and Chinese mythology, the demons of forests and mountains, devouring the corpses. Able to change form.

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Creature from the folklore of Equatorial Africa. This animal is about the size of a sheep, covered with black wool, with dog's teeth and vicious nature.

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In Chilean mythology, is low man, clad in rags and leaning on a cane or small axe, as the feet end up ugly stumps. He lives in the branches of a tall tree. The creature has great strength and mesmerizing look. He kills men and women incline to sex (which she may povitica child).

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Cave people living in Ethiopia from medieval bestiaries. They live in caves, move very quickly and make sounds similar to the squeak of bats.

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Local name FAE living on the Scottish Islands.

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In the folklore of the Zulu is a monster, like a hyena, but the head in the form of elongated and flat basket. Loves to feast on a fresh brain.

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Low beings from Inuit folklore, which is a large human head on small legs. It is believed that they never go on the ice, under which no land can live in an abandoned Igloo, which has not removed the former owners when they left him.

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In Lithuanian mythology, a creature in the form of aurochs or deer with Golden glowing horns and/or hooves, appearing in the distance in a forest or swamp. From afar might look like a wisp.

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Te-but DOE

In Japanese folklore, a creature that looks like an old man with eyes on his palms. At night he roams unfenced fields, and cemeteries, hunting for people.

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Japanese legends of a creature living between the ceiling and roof in the shape of naked ugly old woman with the hanging tongue and long disheveled hair. Usually in the middle of the night, she gets out, svetimas from the ceiling to scare people.

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In Japanese folklore, lanky demon with a very long tongue, who licks and eats mud from the ceilings and rafters. Because of him on the walls, support beams and roof appear dark stains, moisture and stains.

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In the folklore of South America there are stories of primitive people, usually covered with thick hair, tall (over three feet). The legend went from the Indians inhabiting this region. Now they are analogue snejnogo person.

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According to the beliefs of the Filipino people of Ifugao, huge dog-like ghoul, eating only the thumbs of the dead.

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A familiar is a supernatural being from legends of England in the 1500's and the 1600-ies. They were referred to as small animal-witch's assistant.

This animal was used for spying or intimidation. This was considered a demonic entity in the guise of an animal. For the medieval European witch-familiar standard was black cats, black dogs, hedgehogs, rabbits, owls and mice. In very rare cases the familiar is not an animal, and in human form, but it is easily identifiable with very pale skin, black clothes, and malicious behavior.

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In Scottish and Irish mythology, a monstrous giant with one eye, one foot and one hand growing out of the middle of the chest.

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In the German folklore of the forest giants, which sometimes help people. Have the ability to turn leaves into gold.

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In the folklore of the inhabitants of the Isle of man being an increase of about 3 feet (0.9 m), loving the hunting and stealing people things.

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In the folklore of the inhabitants of the Isle of man giant, who stole the people's cattle and loves to throw huge rocks.

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In Jewish folklore, a female demon c the bird's feet and beak, killing small children.

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In Japanese folklore, the women-demons that appear on the stage.

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In the Belarusian and Ukrainian folklore, a mythical creature that steals little children and all Jews, regardless of age. Often invisible but may transform into different people and entities. Moves very quickly.

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Is the term in Finnish mythology, originally denoting sacred places, and then different types of mythological entities, then another, and demonic entities. Oral folklore describes them as trolls or giants.

Often considered malicious or at least frightening. They live on the capes, gorges, big rocks (the most revered called the gardens of the Underworld), forests and hills. Later they were considered to be evil spirits just like the trolls.

The underworld can walk in a noisy crowd, and attack people who are not outsiders.

Hekasi Baba

In Japanese mythology, the demon, the host image is a gray-haired old woman who wanders from house to house and blowing out the lanterns.

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In Japanese and Chinese mythology, living in the mountains, a huge APE-like beast with long black fur and a large mouth. When he sees a person, can not resist not to laugh, uttering a loud "hee-Hee-hee-hee!", but his long upper lip rises up and closes his eyes.

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In the Belarusian mythology little creature that outwardly resembles a monkey with horns, who laughs at the moment when a man might happen.

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The creature from the folklore of Wisconsin. It is quite large, covered with bony growths on the head and back, has a horn with a rectangular tip. Afraid of lemons, eats porcupines. Out of the woods you can sometimes hear it grimace a sob.

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In ancient Armenian mythology, the giants, the Nephilim or giants.

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Creature from the folklore of the American colonies, resembling the elk, but with completely straight legs and a huge upper lip.

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In Scandinavian folklore, a lovely girl with a cow tail. She usually grazes cows in the forest. Can have sex with people. Refers to the "hidden people" (a creature with inexplicable, supernatural powers, leading hidden life: fairies, FAE, etc.).

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In Japanese mythology, the little hairy creature carrying a disease. They are short, with a bald head, sharp claws and a mouth full of teeth, which are especially visible because of the constant malicious grin. The body is covered with thick, greasy hair that collects on the dust, dirt and fat and remains wherever they go. Who will hear his laughter and laugh in response, will be immediately covered by a fever and die within hours.

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Central American Winchester

One of the most absurd creatures in the folklore of the American colonists. A small beast with a rotating swivel head, and three sets of limbs and a triangular body.

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Cerberus (Cerberus) the three-headed dog of great size of the Greek mythology. In some descriptions he has the body parts of other animals: the head of a crocodile, cereals, Hippo, snake heads, etc.

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In Chinese mythology, the APE-like beings inhabiting the region of Shu, and kidnapping women to produce offspring. Catching a woman, they take her to him and trying to conceive a baby with her. Those of women who remain childless until the end of life not allowed to return. After some time, the mind of a woman going away, and she never wants to come back. If the woman will give birth to a son, then immediately with the infant is sent home. Born children are people are not different.


In the folklore of inhabitants of Western Polissya probaby-polygamy who strangled their children with their iron Breasts.

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Creature from the folklore of the Indians of Central America. They are demons in the form of tiny old men living in the woods. They can help person to play it.

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In Korean mythology toothy hairy giants. They are anthropomorphic, rising 30 feet, the teeth are like saw blades, paws, hook, and the body had grown black fur.

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Man-goat with the Face of Pope road

Monster of Fisherville (a suburb of Louisville, Kentucky), lives on the bridge (or under the bridge) on the overpass.


In the folklore of the United States described the creature called the Man-rabbit. He lives in a tunnel on the Colchester road, which the locals call "the Bridge-Man's rabbit." The creature looks like a man in a white suit with long ears similar to a rabbit costume. It attacks the witnesses with an axe and inaudible shouts.

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Lizard man

Creature-crypted with the skin, resembling the skin of reptiles that was observed in North America. The creature reportedly had a height, which ranges from 0.5 to 2 meters and more. It was reported that it appeared from the water and attacked the cars. In some cases, observations Chupacabra eyewitness descriptions correlate with the descriptions of the lizard man.

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Black Annis

The character of the local village legends of Central England, the witch-ogress with a blue face and iron claws. Attack the victim from the tree and devoured.

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Black pig Orsha Mlyn

According to local legend, the once well-known in Orsha (town in the Vitebsk region of the Republic of Belarus) near the old water mill is often seen a black pig who appears from nowhere and disappearing into nowhere.

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In Chinese mythology, one of nine sons of the dragon-the moon is responsible for the protection against bad winds and fire safety.

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In ancient Chinese mythology, the dragon with a human face. It is believed that he holds in his mouth the fire that he lights the gates of heaven.

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In ancient Chinese mythology, "the Dragon-pig" or "Crocodile-pig". Has a length of about three meters, short jaws and four legs, back and tail are covered with hard and thick scales.

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Creature from the folklore of the Chilean port city of Coquimbo. It looks like a little man. Loves to prank people.

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In Russian folklore people ferruginous giants of persons on the breast that lived in the North. They live under the ground.

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A creature attacking a home soon depletes them and quietly disappear, leaving on the body only neblina round wounds on the victim's body.

Description of the animal vary: he is credited with the presence of swine Piglet (sometimes the muzzle of a coyote), wings, spikes, clawed paws, glowing eyes (sometimes black without protein). It jumps high fences, runs fast, and in some cases even fly. Sizes range from several tens of centimeters to several meters, and different head shape (from oval to elongated sharpened), color from coal black to bright green to dark green mottled. The presence of spines, scales, wool also varies from case to case.

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In the folklore of the canadian province of new Brunswick is a creature called Sagamaw. He had two different legs: the front of a bear, and the back is like a moose. He usually walks on 4 legs, but when danger arises on the back and moves to have them. Mainly it was reported by workers from the sawmills, the stories of which the creature ate them unattended boots and gloves.

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The unicorn of the Islamic medieval bestiaries.

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The sharabha

In Indian mythology, the mighty eight-legged creature resembling the wild deer, living somewhere in the Himalayas. One of the incarnations of Shiva.

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SCHUNK Varakin

This creature with a mind like a hybrid of the African hyena and the wolf.

In nature of North America such creatures are not officially carried out even in ancient times. In the legends of the Indians of Iowa these predators have termed SCHUNK Varakin (Shunka Warakin), which translates as "the thief the dogs".


A creature from medieval bestiaries, the size of a Hippo, elephant tail, boar jaws and movable horns, which in battle he attacks, alternately alternating. Color: black or red.

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Creatures from the mythology of South America, who have no head, and his face is on the torso. According to the records of the Walter Raleigh (1596), these creatures lived the whole tribe.

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A creature from Greek folklore. This anthropomorphic occupant of the underground world, which is able to change its appearance, but always has a bronze leg and a flaming face. Can have sexual relationships with people.

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APE-a kind of Kappa from the Japanese Prefecture of Hiroshima, and from the regions of Chugoku and Shikoku. Attacks man and pulls him from the back passage bowel, raping human women. The offspring of his birth has teeth and a deep groove on the head.

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In the folklore of Switzerland and North of Italy earthy folk with crow's paws instead of feet. Predicting whether next year's harvest, help farmers to care for Pets that can turn the leaves of the trees in gold and precious stones and control the weather. Afraid of sunlight and the sound of bells.

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In the mythology of Central Africa and South America, a tree with a short trunk and huge movable branches, studded with fangs that drank the blood of the victims.

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YAG mort

In Komi mythology, the giant is the height of a pine, like a wild beast, dressed in bear skins undressed. He had stolen cattle, women and children, and people against it were powerless.

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Sushestvo from mythology, Ancient and Medieval Europe. Small mythical flying serpent (or dragon), often with wings, and sometimes with the front legs. Also known as "snake-spear", because opredeleniem, hiding in the trees, and rushed out of there on passing animals with such force that pierced them like a spear.

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In Japanese mythology, a demon in the shape of a low an elderly man with one leg and one eye.The body is covered with short grey hair, he is dressed in shabby clothes or dirty rags, or even naked. He has a very sharp and strong teeth.

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Yamata-Orochi but

Japanese dragon, a giant snake with eight heads and eight tails. He has bright red eyes and a red belly. The size of the beast is so large that its body covers the distance in eight valleys and eight hills. On the back of the growing fir and cypress trees, and the body covered with moss.

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In the beliefs in the North-East of Japan, the demon-like monkey with elongated snout and lips. They steal the breath of sleeping people, sucking his pointy lips. Sucked all amatice Pat the victim on the chest, and then flee into the night. The person whose breath has been stolen in this way, the next day will die.

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A creature from Japanese mythology. It's a scary old witches mountains and forests, who were born ordinary people, but turned into monsters. Sometimes she walks with horns or fangs, but most often looks like a normal old woman. She usually tries to eat the guests, often using magic.

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Chinese dragon living in the waters of the Ruoshui. This strange animal with the head of a dragon, body of a bull, horse legs and claws of a tiger.

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