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Supernatural Beings

ghost stories, tales of demons, other supernatural entities, mythical creatures from folklore
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Qalupalik is an Inuit mythological creature. It is a human-like creature that lives in the sea, with long hair, green skin, and long fingernails. The myth is that qalupaliks wear an amautiit (a form of pouch that Inuit parents wear to carry their children) so they can take babies and children away who disobey their parents. Qalupalik 2 by joy-ang.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt
Mishipeshu - a creature of Native American mythology resembling felines sprouting a pair of horns, it is greatly feared and respected due to its ability to control lakes and rivers

Native American

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Temple No. 9: Nanen-do
This is a Kappa, a frog-like creature in the rivers of woodland Japan, who gets his energy from stream water.  He keeps it in a shallow bowl-like dent on the top of his head.  He is very mischievous.
The nurikabe is spirit from Japanese folklore. It manifests as a wall that impedes or misdirects walking travelers at night


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The Tale of Two Tails, or the Mirror & Melusine – Art Mirrors Art
Melusine flying over a castle in chimera form
The Resurrectionist Reveal & Giveaway (Part 1)

Sirens, Mermaids and Water Creatures

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Sergey Solomko on Twitter: "Temptation #artnouveau #solomko… "
HedgeCreek Dryad Mythic Fantasy art print by Susan Schroder
Kodama (Japanese Dryad): These spirits are considered to nimbly bustle about mountains at will. A kodama in its outer appearance looks very much like an ordinary tree, but when one attempts to cut it down, one would become cursed etc., and is thus considered to have some kind of mysterious supernatural power. Those trees that have kodama living in them are passed down by the elderly of that area over successive generations and protected,.

Nature Spirits

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Werewolves have dominated legends and myths for hundreds of years. This infographic details their origins from around the world and explores the differences in werewolves culturally.
Strigoi (Romanian Vampire)

Werewolves & Vampires

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10 Legendary Monsters of Europe | Mental Floss
Metoh-Kangmi is a Sherpa name for the Yeti of the Himalayas. "Metoh" is a variant of "Mi-Teh" ("man-bear" or "disgusting") and "Kangmi" is a contraction meaning "snow man." It was this term that was translated in 1921 into "Abominable snowman."
Postage Stamp from Butan 1966 with the abominable snowman

Yeti, Abdominal Snowman, Bigfoot

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In honor of the release of How To Train Your Dragon 2   I have created this post about real dragons throughout history and lore.
Drakaina { female dragon, sometimes with human-like features} "she-dragon"; Examples included Campe, Ceto, Delphyne, Echidna, Scylla, Lamia (or Sybaris), Poine, and Python (when represented as female) | daughters of Ceto and Echidna


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Angels & Archangels

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Byzantine Mosaic, Byzantine Icons, Catholic Art, Occult Art
Medieval Paintings, Memento Mori, Historia Natural, Bizarre
HELLOCHAZ Visual Map, Phoenix Art, Master Drawing, Ink Artwork