Monthly Archive: March 2010

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Impundulu Vampire Bird

In South Africa traditional beliefs and legend says that there is a creature called the Impundulu (or izulu) aka “lightening bird”, which is a winged bird-like creature which can masquerade as a human. Most of the time it recognizable as a huge...

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Werewolf Body Part Regeneration

Werewolf myth A werewolf cannot regenerate body parts – in other words if a werewolf loses a body part it does not grow back. Some have hypothesized that it might be possible through a p-shift, however while the mind is an incredibly...

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Vampirism

Vampirism is the act, practice, and condition of being a vampire – in other words, the condition of living off the energy of another being.  With vampires, this normally means sucking their blood.  When someone is accused of being a vampire, basically...

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Werewolf Hunter in Washington

Earlier this week a man on Bainbridge Island – which is located near Seattle, Washington – was found waving a sword and claiming to be a werewolf hunter. The man was outside of the parking lot of a ProBuild hardware store.  He...

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Silver Bullets vs Lone Ranger

Silver bullets have been associated with werewolves not only in movies, but also in alot of werewolf folklore.  Werewolf folklore says that werewolves are vulnerable to silver.  When humans discovered this, they developed the silver bullet as a means to safely destroy...

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Vampire Characteristics

Although the characteristics of vampires vary depending on who you are listening to or what legend / myth you are reading from, there are some traits that seem to carry over from legend to legend or story to story.  The most common...

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Wolf Island

In different parts of the world, there are a few different references to places called “Wolf Island“. Are they home to wolves? Is there a wolf island – werewolf connection?  And is it even possible for a wolf to live on an...

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American Werewolf

The American Werewolf in the World Among werewolves, the American Werewolf is typically seen as a wilder, more reckless, bolder type of werewolf than those from other countries.  The American Werewolf does not have the reserve or patience of their European or...

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Real Vampires

Real vampires???  Yes, there are people that are considered to be real vampires.  Humans consider real vampires to be part of the occult.  Most of the real vampires stay underground – meeting up in secret and keeping their identities secret just as...

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Werewolf Sightings in Virginia

One location of werewolf sightings is in Henrico County Virginia of a werewolf that has come to be known as the Werewolf of Henrico County. The story of the werewolf of Henrico County has taken on something of urban legend status…it’s hard...