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An Anthology of Mythical Creatures #infographic

Most of our childhood was filled with fairies, dragons, mermaids, elves and gnomes. Stories about mythical creatures are always fascinating because they represent exaggerated human qualities, like fairies that do good and grant wishes, or ...

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Ogre:An ogre (feminine ogress) is a legendary monster usually depicted as a large, hideous, manlike being that eats ordinary human beings, especially infants and children. Ogres frequently feature in mythology, folklore, and fiction throughout the world. They appear in many classic works of literature, and are most often associated in fairy tales and legend with a taste for infants. In mythology, ogres are often depicted as inhumanly large and tall and having a disproportionately large…

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Legendary radio host Art Bell's intrigued by them, neurologists dismiss them, psychologists laugh about them. But now grim researchers are investigating startling cases of the mysterious, faceless entities called Shadow People that are relentlessly attacking unwary humans.

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The Giants

Norse mythology - The Giants

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10 Legendary Monsters of Europe

The Loup Garou is the French form of a werewolf. This creature can change from a human into a wolf at will, unlike a werewolf, who is at the mercy of the moon’s phases. The Loup Garou also keeps his human wits while in the guise of a wolf, which makes it no less dangerous. This legend traveled to Louisiana where it became known as the Rougarou. Image by Djelibaybi.

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The Zheng. A beast from the mythologies of China that was reported to have lived amongst the creatures of this world. The Zheng was a leopard that had 1 long single horn protruding from its forehead. It was red and had 5 tails. The Zheng made the sound of striking stones.

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11 Legendary Monsters of Africa

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Details about AC/DC-Monsters Of Rock Donington Park UK August 18th 1984 concert poster

I was there........Monsters Of Rock Donington Park UK August 18th 1984 concert poster

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The Thunderbird is a legendary creature in North American indigenous peoples' history and culture. It's considered a "supernatural" bird of power and strength. It is especially important, and richly depicted, in the art, songs and oral histories of many Pacific Northwest Coast cultures, but is also found in various forms among the peoples of the American Southwest and Great Plains.

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