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What is a Woodwose?

Woodwose

The woodwose, also known as the wodewose or the “wild man of the woods”, is a popular mythical creature that appears in the literature, artwork and architecture of medieval Europe. The abundance of folklore and alleged first-hand reports of encounters ...

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Orang Pendek

Orang Pendek

The cryptid Orang Pendek has fascinated scientists, anthropologists and researchers for well over a hundred years now. “Orang Pendek” is an Indonesian phrase that literally means “short person”, and it is used to describe a small, bipedal apelike humanoid that ...

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Werewolves

werewolf

The key characteristic of the mythological human commonly known as a werewolf, or lycanthrope, is the ability to shape-shift into a wolf or an anthropomorphic wolf-like creature. Whether the result of a curse and/or lycanthropic infection or purposely achieved, the ...

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Spring Heeled Jack

springheeled jack

English folklore gives us the account of a paranormal being known as Spring-heeled Jack. He was known in the Victorian era for his startling jumps. People are said to have seen him for the first time in 1837. Later he ...

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Grinning Man

Grinning Man

The legend of the Grinning Man has continued to grow over the past 50 years, and the various accounts of encounters with this menacing figure have produced far more questions than answers. While the Grinning Man is generally believed to ...

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Slender Man

slende rman

The ubiquitous Internet meme known as the “Slender Man” has in many ways become the stuff of legend in the annals of cyberspace. This mysterious fictional character is typically described as being a tall, thin man in a grey or ...

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