Legend of the Brosno Dragon

Legend of the Brosno Dragon The Brosno dragon is the name of a lake monster which inhibits Lake Brosno in North Russia. People say that it resembles a dragon or a dinosaur, and it’s the subject of a number of legends. Some of them even date back to the 13th century. The Legend of the […]

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What is a Koolakamba?

What is a Koolakamba? Any discussion of the great apes must eventually refer to the Koolakamba too. But what is a Koolakamba? It is an elusive creature, a hybrid between a chimpanzee and a gorilla. There is still much speculation about its importance as well as its existence. If we accept the premise of its […]

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Legend of the Colchian Dragon

Legend of the Colchian Dragon One of the most famous stories in the Greek mythology is that of the Argonauts. Most notably, of the hero Jason and his quest for the Golden Fleece.  This fleece came from a magical ram, and it hung in a sacred grove of trees. Of course, another story connected to […]

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Amphisbaena, the Two-Headed Dragon

Amphisbaena, the Two-Headed Dragon The Amphisbaena is a mythological, ant-eating serpent with two heads, one on each side. According to the Greek mythology, the Amphisbaena appeared from the blood that dripped from the Gorgon Medusa’s head. This happened when Perseus flew over the Libyan desert with her head in hand. Cato’s army then encountered it […]

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Cyclops Monster the One-Eyed Terror

Cyclops Monster the One-Eyed Terror The Cyclopes were gigantic, one-eyed monsters. The most famous Cyclops Monster is Polyphemus, from the Odyssey.  He was the one that Odysseus blinded in an attempt to run away from his island. The Cyclopes were the sons of Titans Gaea and Uranus. However, according to Homer, Polyphemus was the son […]

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An Ahuizotl Myth You Might Not Know

An Ahuizotl Myth You Might Not Know We have to thank the Florentine Codex for all the information we have on this creature. This is a manuscript compiled by the Nahuas in the 16th century. In it, one can find a vast amount of information regarding the Aztecs and their customs. Information on religion, politics, […]

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The Wish Granting Ceasg Mermaid

The Wish Granting Ceasg Mermaid Mythology is full of creatures that mix traits from humans with those of other creatures. Maybe it’s because they have something we identify with, but these stories always fascinated humans. From werewolves to mermaids, these creatures have something to them. Today we will focus on a special half-woman half-wish: the […]

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Ittan-Momen – The Evil Cloth

Ittan-Momen – The Evil Cloth We cannot talk about the Japanese folklore and monsters without including this one. It’s definitely one of the most interesting. I, personally, have a deep love for Japanese monsters and yurei. Some of their creatures are really cute, while some are downright scary. What impresses me is the creativity of […]

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Creepy Chimera Facts and Origins

Creepy Chimera Facts and Origins The creepy Chimera is, as its name indicates, a fearsome and monstrous beast that has the ability to breathe fire. Its body consists of parts of various animals. Usually these are a lion, a goat and a snake. The Chimera can even have multiple heads, each consisting of the aforementioned […]

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The Curupira Legend: A South American Marvel

The Curupira Legend: A South American Marvel The Curupira is a mythological creature that comes from the Brazilian folklore. It is something similar to a fairy, but people consider it to be a demonic entity. It probably draws inspiration from the West African and European fairies. The name from from the Tupi word kuru’pir. This […]

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