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African Mythology

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oh darling my darling - - oh darling my darling Illustration Caribbean Mermaid by Tony DiTerlizzi (from Spiderwick’s Field Guide to the Fantastical World) Art And Illustration, Mermaid Illustration, Spiderwick, Mermaids And Mermen, Real Life Mermaids, Ouvrages D'art, Fantasy Kunst, Mythological Creatures, Mermaid Art

Merfolk

1 Merfolk (Family: Sirenidae) 1.1 Behind the scenes 1.2 Appearances 1.3 Trivia When Nick, Laurie, Jules, Cindy and Sandspur went to the beach in the middle of the night to make the merfolk help them with luring the Giants out to the sea with song, the Mermaids kidnapped Jules and threatened to hold him imprisoned under the water forever if his friends didn't gave them a new fish that had never swim in their sea before, before the sun rise. At first they had no idea how to get a new fish, but…

The mondjoli-mbembe - a bird-headed fish-man from the folklore of the Central African Republic (© Jean Claude Thibault) Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, African Mythology, Man Beast, Fish Man, Legendary Creature, Black History Facts, Cryptozoology

BIRD-HEADED FISH-MEN AND PIG-RIDING MAN-BEASTS - MORE PERPLEXING PORTRAYALS FROM THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

A red river hog (aka bush pig), a species of wild pig habitually ridden through the Central African Republic's forests by dwarf hairy man-beasts…allegedly! (© Dr Karl Shuker) In my previous ShukerNature blog article (click here), I documented a remarkable drawing by the late artist Jean Claude Thibault, a Frenchman resident for many years in the Central African Republic (CAR). It depicts what appears to be the mysterious emela-ntouka or 'killer of elephants' – a horned aquatic cryptid also…

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Next week, NZAME falls in love with new girl MBOYA, and they have a son called Bingo. Yes, Bingo. There are many episodes of family quarrels, squabbles and feuds until NZAME, in a fit of rage, throws Bingo out of Heaven. (By now the soap was going on so long it needed a bit of fresh impetus.) Bingo is found by a wizard called Otoyom who secretly raises the Godly child.

Incredible illustration of serpent. Analogous colour scheme and effective backlighting to emphasise shape and form of snake. Tattoo Cobra, Snake Tattoo, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Snake Monster, Snake Painting, Snake Wallpaper, Poisonous Snakes, Giant Snake

The Seven Deadly Sins - Chosen Hunters (OOC/Signup

Envy would probably at least know her, yes. And... it's also possible that rather than Envy herself, she served Envy's father (the former Envy)....

Huge Slug Monster by purplekecleon on DeviantArt Weird Creatures, Magical Creatures, Troll, African Mythology, Strange Beasts, Legendary Creature, Cryptozoology, Monster Design, Folklore

The Mulilo is a giant slug said to live in the dense forests of the Congo, near the Zaire and Zambia regions.

Ga-Gorib- African myth: a spotted beast that would sit at the edge of a pit and taunt people to throw stones at him. The stone would bounce off his hide and the thrower would fall in the pit and the beast would eat him. Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Legendary Monsters, African Mythology, Beast Creature, Satanic Art, Love Monster, World Of Darkness

FUCK YEAH African Mythology

Ga-Gorib Man-eating Troll Origins-Khoikhoi A legendary monster of indescribable proportions who sat by in deep hole in the ground taunting anyone to cross the path to throw rocks at him. Whoever was...

Inkanyamba - These creatures have long necks, horse- or antelope-like heads, and a crest or spine running along their backs. They also have either large flippers or a pair of wings. A few sources describe them as invisible or horned. Lake Monsters, River Monsters, African Mythology, Greek Mythology, Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Xhosa, Cryptozoology, Zulu

Inkanyamba

The inkanyamba is a river monster from Zulu and Xhosa folklore, similar to many lake monsters reported around the world. These creatures have long necks, horse- or antelope-like heads, and a crest or spine running along their backs. They also have either large flippers or a pair of wings. A few sources describe them as invisible or horned. While there is no clear size for these creatures, they are said to be huge. One sighting claims that it reared its neck was at least nine meters long…

Cryptozoology: Kikiyaon by Dragonmistral. Part owl, part monkey, a beast from African mythology that haunts the jungles Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Myth Stories, African Mythology, Beast Creature, Legends And Myths, Forest Creatures, Cryptozoology, Urban Legends

Kikiyaon

The Kikiyaon is a supposed owl-like cryptid from Africa. "The Kikiyaon or soul cannibal is one of the most terrifying and at the same time one of the least seen and understood of all the forest creatures. Its very name can conjure a look of horror. It is described as resembling a large owl, especially its head. It has a huge beak and raking talons on its arms and feet. In many respects it is a mixture of bird and human. The Bambara people say it has a huge pair of feathered wings which grow…

the Angatra, haunting in the vicinity of the graves. A long-neglected and un-placated Angatra turns into the dreaded Kinoly wraith, who will roam the rice fields and village roads, with its fiery red eyes, and razor-sharp dagger-like claws with which it disembowels men alive. Once A Marine, Marine Life, Ghost Rider 2007, Marine Corps Tattoos, African Mythology, Dark Pictures, Dark Pics, Us Marines, Grim Reaper

the Angatra, haunting in the vicinity of the graves. A long-neglected and un-placated Angatra turns into the dreaded Kinoly wraith, who will roam the rice fields and village roads, with its fiery red eyes, and razor-sharp dagger-like claws with which it disembowels men alive.