Cormoran (/ˈkɔːrməræn/ or /ˈkɔːrmərən/) is a giant associated with St. Michael's Mount in the folklore of Cornwall. Local tradition credits him with creating the island, in some versions with the aid of his wife Cormelian, and using it as a base to raid cattle from the mainland … Continue reading


Drekavac (Cyrillic: дрекавац, Serbo-Croatian pronunciation: [drɛkaʋats], literally "the screamer" or "the yeller"), also called drekalo, krekavac, zdrekavac or zrikavac, is a mythical creature in South Slavic mythology. The name is derived from the adjective "drečati"' … Continue reading

Tata Duende

The Tata Duende or El Dueño del Monte is a supernatural creature appearing in cultural folklore stories, mostly evident in Mayan and Mestizo cultures. The Tata Duende is considered a powerful spirit that protects animals and the jungle. There are many stories that have been passed on from … Continue reading


In Belizean and Honduras folklore, the Sisimito (may also be spelt Sisimite or Sisimita) or Itacayo is a bipedal upright gorilla-like creature that possesses a head much like a human's with long hair or fur covering its body. It is may also referred to as "the Mexican bigfoot". It is also known in … Continue reading


In Mesoamerican folk religion, a nagual or nahual (both pronounced [na'wal]) is a human being who has the power to transform, shapeshift beyond the premisses of the human form; most often believed to be an animal form. There is a widespread superstition that in order to become a nagual you have to … Continue reading