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The Great Norwegian Mountain Troll. It was taken in December 1942 by the crew of an RAF recon flight 300 miles north of Berge.

It is believed that this is the only photo in existence of the Great Norwegian Mountain Troll. It was taken in December 1942 by the crew of an RAF recon flight 300 miles north of Berge. ( CT, from film Troll hunter )

Truly horrifying to behold, the Penanggalan is a vampiric ghost of Malaysian folklore. A beautiful woman by day, the Penanggalan will detach its head at night—entrails and organs dangling beneath it—and seek out its victims (often children) to drain of blood.  Penanggalan by TickleMeCthulhu #vampires #myth #legend

Truly horrifying to behold, the Penanggalan is a vampiric ghost of Malaysian folklore. A beautiful woman by day, the Penanggalan will detach its head at night—entrails and organs dangling beneath it—and seek out its victims (often children) to drain of blood. Penanggalan by TickleMeCthulhu #vampires #myth #legend

Wondjina- Australian myth: rain and cloud spirits. they influenced the landscapes and inhabitants during the dreamtime or rain season. when they died, they painted their images on cave walls and then entered a nearby waterhole.

Wandjina- Australian myth: rain and cloud spirits. they influenced the landscapes and inhabitants during the dreamtime or rain season. when they died, they painted their images on cave walls and then entered a nearby waterhole.

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.

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Three boys witness something crash down to Earth, track it, and find a creature surrounded by a cloud of mist and 'emit[ting] a shrill hissing noise.' The boys who breathed in the mist later experienced 'vomiting and convulsions' for several weeks.

Onryo - Japanese Ghost - They are the ghosts of people who died with such strong passions, such as jealousy, rage or hatred, that their soul is unable to pass on, and instead, transforms into a powerful, wrathful spirit bent on vengeance on anyone or anything it encounters.

Onryo is a Japanese ghost of a person who died with intense passion, such as jealousy and/or rage. The person's soul is unable to pass on, and instead, transforms into a powerful spirit bent on vengeance to anyone or anything it encounters.