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...
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 ...
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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
Puck (mythology)
In English folklore, Puck is a mischievous nature sprite, demon, or fairy. "Puck" is used as a proper name of such a character, in folklore also known as Robin Goodfellow or by other names or euphemi...
Puck (mythology) - Wikipedia
Demogorgon
Demogorgon, although often ascribed to Greek mythology, is attributed to a fourth-century scholar, imagined as the name of a pagan deity or demon, associated with the underworld and envisaged as a pow...
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...
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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 ...
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Grootslang
The Grootslang or Grote Slang (Afrikaans and Dutch for "big snake") is a legendary cryptid that is reputed to dwell in a deep cave in the Richtersveld, South Africa.
According to legend, the Groot...
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Pishtaco
A pishtaco is a mythological boogeyman figure in the Andes region of South America, particularly in Peru and Bolivia. Some parts of the Andes refer to the pishtaco as kharisiri, or ñakaq.
Accordi...
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 ...
Legendary creatures of the Argentine Northwest region
The Argentine Northwest region (NOA) is composed of the territory of the Argentinian provinces of Tucumán, Salta, and Catamarca. The region's center is in the area of Santiago del Estero. During the ...
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 ...
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...