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A Spooky Guide to Legendary Creatures From Around the World

Andrew LaSane
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Every culture has its own deeply-rooted myths about legendary creatures that get passed down from generation to generation. Some have elements of believability that help keep the fear alive, while others are too far-fetched to be plausible. Either way, once they get under our skin, they're bound to leave a lasting impression.

The costume purveyors over at Morphsuits have put together a helpful infographic with descriptions and illustrations of 18 legends from six geographic regions: Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Oceania, and Asia. Test your knowledge of the world's most notorious nasties below.

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