Caipora
Caipora is an entity of the Tupi-Guarani mythology in Brazil. It is represented as a dark-skinned, small Indian, naked with a very long black mane, smoking a cigar and very mischievous. Other depictio...
Emela-ntouka
The Emela-ntouka is an African legendary creature in the mythology of the Pygmy tribes, and a cryptid purported to live in Central Africa. Its name means "killer of the elephants" in the Lingala langu...
Chupacabra
The chupacabra or chupacabras ([tʃupaˈkaβɾas], literally "goat-sucker") is a legendary cryptid rumored to inhabit parts of the Americas, with the first sightings reported in Puerto Rico. The name come...
Patasola
The Patasola or "one foot" is one of many myths in South American folklore about female monsters from the jungle, appearing to male hunters or loggers in the middle of the wilderness when they think a...
Colombian folklore
Colombian folklore are beliefs, customs and cultural traditions in Colombia.
Colombia has many traditional folk tales and stories about legendary creatures which are transmitted orally and kept fo...
Colombian folklore - Wikipedia
Three hares
The three hares is a circular motif appearing in sacred sites from the Middle and Far East to the churches of southwest England (as the "Tinners' Rabbits"), and historical synagogues in Europe. It is ...
Three hares - Wikipedia
Asanbosam
The Sasabonsam ) is a vampire-like folkloric being from West Africa. It belongs to the folklore of the Ashanti of southern Ghana, as well as Côte d'Ivoire and Togo. It is said to have iron teeth and i...
Menehune
In Hawaiian mythology, the Menehune are said to be a people, sometimes described as dwarfs in size, who live in the deep forests and hidden valleys of the Hawaiian Islands, far from the eyes of normal...
Menehune - Wikipedia
Chinese dragon
Chinese dragons are legendary creatures in Chinese mythology and Chinese folklore. The dragons have many animal-like forms such as turtles, fish, and imaginary creatures, but they are most commonly de...
Chinese dragon - Wikipedia
Basilisco Chilote
The Basilisco chilote is a creature from Chilota mythology originating the Chiloé Archipelago, in southern Chile.The Basislico chilote is described as having the crest of a rooster and the body of a s...
Gualichu
Gualichu or gualicho, in the Mapuche mythology and mainly in the Tehuelche culture, was an evil spirit or demon, comparable but not similar to the Devil.
As the Araucanians had not a properly call...
Gualichu - Wikipedia
Tepegoz
In Turkic mythology, Tepegoz is a legendary creature who has only one eye on his forehead. He is an ogre that appears in the Book of Dede Korkut, a famous epic story of the Oghuz Turks.
In Turkic ...
Tepegoz - Wikipedia
Eloko
Eloko (pl, Biloko) is a term in a Mongo-Nkundo language referring to a kind of dwarf-like creature that lives in the forests. They are believed to be the spirits of ancestors of the people living ther...
Alicanto
The Alicanto or Allicanto is a mythological bird of the desert of Atacama, pertaining to Chilean mythology.
The legend says that the alicanto's wings shine during the night with beautiful, metalli...
Yacumama
In the mythology of the indigenous people of South America, the yacu-mama is a sea monster, fifty paces long, believed to inhabit the mouth of the Amazon River and the nearby lagoons. The Yacumama is ...
Kurupi
Kurupira is a figure in Guaraní mythology. He is one of the seven monstrous children of Tau and Kerana, and as such is one of the central legendary figures in the region of Guaraní speaking cultures....
Kurupi - Wikipedia
Elder Mother
The Elder Mother is an elder-guarding being in English and Scandinavian folklore known by a variety of names, such as the Danish Hyldemoer ("Elder-Mother") and the Lincolnshire names Old Lady and Old ...
Camahueto
The camahueto, from the mythology of Chiloé, has the form of a calf or bull, with a small horn on its forehead, similar to a unicorn.
The horn is the most valuable part of the animal, which machis...
Bestial beast
The bestial beast (Portuguese: besta-fera) is a Brazilian version of a centaur. The name can be translated either as bestial beast or ferocious beast and is often employed in a figured sense to re...