The ANKOU is spectral figure portending death in Breton folklore, a counterpart of the Greek Thanatos. The ankou is usually the spirit of the last person to die in a community. Sometimes male, but more often female, the ankou is usually a tall, haggard figure in a wide hat with long white hair, or a skeleton with a revolving head who sees everybody everywhere. (READ more below.)

The ANKOU is spectral figure portending death in Breton folklore, a counterpart of the Greek Thanatos. The ankou is usually the spirit of the last person to die in a community. Sometimes male, but more often female, the ankou is usually a tall, haggard figure in a wide hat with long white hair, or a skeleton with a revolving head who sees everybody everywhere. (READ more below.)

Wulver- Scottish folklore: a wolf headed man like creature. It wasnt a werewolf nor was it ever a human. It was an immortal, solitary being. It enjoyed fishing. It wasnt bad towards people, but if you messed with him he would mess with you.

Wulver- Scottish folklore: a wolf headed man like creature. It wasnt a werewolf nor was it ever a human. It was an immortal, solitary being. It enjoyed fishing. It wasnt bad towards people, but if you messed with him he would mess with you.

The Kelpie is a treacherous water devil and a supernatural shape-shifting horse of Celtic folklore, believed to haunt the lochs and rivers of Scotland and Ireland. It appears to travelers as a beautiful horse (though, this is not it’s true form) beside a body of water. When the traveler attempts to ride it, the kelpie plunges them both into the water to drown and eat the traveler.

The Kelpie is a treacherous water devil and a supernatural shape-shifting horse of Celtic folklore, believed to haunt the lochs and rivers of Scotland and Ireland. It appears to travelers as a beautiful horse (though, this is not it’s true form) beside a body of water. When the traveler attempts to ride it, the kelpie plunges them both into the water to drown and eat the traveler.

Keukegen- Japanese folklore: a creature covered in black fur that lives in peoples houses. Its name means "rarely seen". It was a disease spirit, inflicting sickness into those who lived in its host house.

Keukegen- Japanese folklore: a creature covered in black fur that lives in peoples houses. Its name means "rarely seen". It was a disease spirit, inflicting sickness into those who lived in its host house.

Tikbalang (also written as Tigbalang, Tigbalan, or Tikbalan) is a creature of Philippine folklore said to lurk in the mountains and forests of the Philippines. It is generally described as a tall, bony humanoid creature with disproportionately long limbs, to the point that its knees reach above its head when it squats down. It has the head and feet of an animal, most commonly a horse. It is sometimes believed to be a transformation of an aborted fetus which has been sent to earth from limbo.

Tikbalang (also written as Tigbalang, Tigbalan, or Tikbalan) is a creature of Philippine folklore said to lurk in the mountains and forests of the Philippines. It is generally described as a tall, bony humanoid creature with disproportionately long limbs, to the point that its knees reach above its head when it squats down. It has the head and feet of an animal, most commonly a horse. It is sometimes believed to be a transformation of an aborted fetus which has been sent to earth from limbo.

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Huldra. A hulder is a seductive forest creature found in Scandinavian folklore. A multitude of places in Scandinavia are named after the Hulders, often places by legend associated with the presence of the "hidden folk".<<<looks like a samodiva to me...

Ukraine Folklore: Berehynia is a Ukranian Goddess of Protection. Her symbols have been used for centuries in pysanky (egg-decorating) and rushnyky (embroidery of ritual cloth). Her form, a woman with her arms raised, has been modified through the centuries but has remained a symbol of protection.

Ukraine Folklore: Berehynia is a Ukranian Goddess of Protection. Her symbols have been used for centuries in pysanky (egg-decorating) and rushnyky (embroidery of ritual cloth). Her form, a woman with her arms raised, has been modified through the centuries but has remained a symbol of protection.

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