The Wendigo is a cannibalistic beast from Native American folklore and legend. The word “Wendigo” (pronounced wehn-dee-go) comes from the Native American Algonquian language, meaning “evil spirit that devours mankind.”

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Writing Fantasy ... Infographic Showing Mythical Creatures of the World. www.OneMorePress.com

Writing Fantasy ... Infographic Showing Mythical Creatures of the World. www.OneMorePress.com

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ibuzoo aesthetic AF

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Rokurokubi are demons found in Japanese folklore. They look like normal human beings by day, but at night they gain the ability to stretch their necks to great lengths. They can also change their faces to those of terrifying oni to better scare mortals. In their daytime human forms, rokurokubi often live undetected and may even take mortal spouses. Many rokurokubi become so accustomed to such a life that they take great pains to keep their demonic forms secret.

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Tengu- Japanese folklore: an avian creature with human characteristics. They were thought of as evil malignant spirits or protective guardians.

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m-e-d-i-e-v-a-l-d-r-e-a-m-s: “ • The enchanted forest, from Swedish folklore photographer Photographer Vilja Lingonren. She says “Gnomes and trolls top my list of favorite creatures. Small, but powerful. Ingenious little beings that make life more...

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Nordic folklore

Nordic folklore

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A futakuchi-onna (二口女) is a type of yokai from Japanese folklore that is in the form of a woman with two mouths: one normal mouth, and one big mouth on the back of her head. ((((;゜Д゜))) Full Story: www.facebook.com/JapanLoverMe Art by Little Miss Paintbrush ♥ Sharing the Worldwide JapanLove ♥ www.japanlover.me ♥ www.instagram.com/JapanLoverMe

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Baba yaga: In Russian folklore there are many stories of Baba Yaga, the fearsome witch with iron teeth. Whenever she appears on the scene, a wild wind begins to blow, the trees around creak and groan and leaves whirl through the air. Shrieking and wailing, a host of spirits often accompany her on her way ...

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Výšivka vajnory, 10x23 cm, modrá

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