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INFOGRAPHIC - 45 Scary and Disturbing Mythical Creatures From Around the World

By Kate Maloney



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Fear of the Unknown

We all share a fear of the unknown and it is instinctive to be afraid of what we cannot see or understand. That is why scary stories are woven into every culture, spanning centuries and evolving along the way. These terrifying tales often feature grotesque and disturbing creatures that gnaw at our instinctive fears. They are influenced by mythology, religion, political events, social currents, environmental factors, and more. While some stories are conjured up and told to children to scare them into obedience, others defy explanation.

Scientists believe that there could be over five million undiscovered species around the world. Could this explain some of the sightings? Or does the dead truly rise and plague the living? Venture through this list and meet new horrifying beasts that will surely give you nightmares!




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