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Wraiths

Wraiths Mythical Creatures And Beasts

Wraiths can appear in many forms.  They are often portrayed as dark shadow-like entities wearing black, hooded cloaks. If seen, their arms and legs are bony and corpse like.  Their faces can be skeletal-looking or like endless black holes hiding…

Kelpie

Kelpie Mythical Creatures And Beasts

The Kelpie often appears with its mane dripping with water, standing near a freshwater stream, river or lake. It resembles a beautiful pony with either a white or grayish black coat.  The difference would be that it has pieces of seaweed…

Krampus

Krampus Mythical Creatures And Beasts

Can you imagine Christmas without Santa Clause?  Or of an evil & frightening character, the polar opposite of this positive fellow that many are very familiar with during Christmas festivities – good old St Nicholas even existing? While Santa represents…

Manticore

Manticore Mythical Creatures And Beasts

The Manticore had the deformed head of a human, similar to that of an ogre.  Inside it’s over-sized mouth were three rows of shark-like teeth.  This enabled them to eat prey very efficiently. Its body was that of a huge,…

Cyclopes

Cyclopes Mythical Creatures And Beasts

Cyclopes are odd and usually scary looking.  These mythical monsters were enormous giants with just one large eyeball to see with.  They were very hairy and didn’t care much for bathing so their heads and bodies were usually filled with…

Wendigo

Wendigo Mythical Creatures And Beasts

Wendigo have a very thin and skin on bone appearance.  This eerie mythical creature also has a disfigured face with sunken eyes and sharp distorted teeth. Sometimes it is said to have a heart of pure ice.  Because it is…

Mongolian Death Worm

Mongolian Death Worm Mythical Creatures And Beasts

The Mongolian Death Worm is a large scary worm equipped with very long fangs.   This dangerous desert worm is a deadly, enormous monster with reddish poisonous skin.  It also has razor sharp fangs and is capable of spitting fatal splashes…

Vermithrax

Vermithrax Mythical Creatures And Beasts

Vermithrax Pejorative was a fire-breathing dragon with huge bat-like wings as forearms, hind legs and a tail.  The description is very similar to a type of Wyvern dragon. This evil dragon lived deep in a cave underneath in the mountains…

Jack-O-Lantern

Jack O Lantern Mythical Creatures And Beasts

A Jack-O-Lantern is a very popular mythical monster that has been around for a very long time.  Numerous stories have revolved around this sometimes possessed vegetable head. The practice of carving vegetables has been around for centuries whether turnips, squash,…

Aigamuxa

Aigamuxa Mythical Creatures And Beasts

The Khoikhoi people of South Africa have a rich and diverse culture that includes a wealth of folklore and mythology. Among the most fascinating aspects of Khoikhoi mythology are the stories of mythical creatures like the Aigamuxa, Grootslang, Haenertsburg Trout,…