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Mythical Creature, ‘the Aitu,’ general term for ghosts of Polynesia-with writing prompt

  Polynesian Ghost Stories Within the Polynesian languages, the word aitu refers to general ghosts or spirits... often malevolent. According to Wikipedia the word is common to many languages of Western and Eastern Polynesia. In the mythology of Tonga, for example, ʻaitu or ʻeitu are lesser gods, many being patrons of specific villages and families.… Continue reading Mythical Creature, ‘the Aitu,’ general term for ghosts of Polynesia-with writing prompt

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Mythical Creature, ‘the Afanc,’ a Welsh lake monster- with writing prompt

  According to historic-uk.com, love lured this creature out of the depths of the lake. It was love that saved the day, because there was a time when the good folk who lived along the Conwy valley were plagued with terrible flooding that both drowned their livestock and ruined their crops. The cause of this… Continue reading Mythical Creature, ‘the Afanc,’ a Welsh lake monster- with writing prompt

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Mythical Creature, ‘the Adaro,’ evil merman of the Solomon Islands- with writing prompt

    Have you ever heard of the Adaro? There is illustrative information about him on this amazing Mythical Beast Wars site where they hold a Bi-Weekly Mythical Beast Drawing Contest open to anyone who’ll submit. The winner gets a shirt and they are now offering prizes for participation. It is a very fun site… Continue reading Mythical Creature, ‘the Adaro,’ evil merman of the Solomon Islands- with writing prompt

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Mythical Creature, ‘Adar Llwch Gwin,’ a Welsh, polyglot bird- with writing prompt

According to Wikipedia, the Adar Llwch Gwin, are giant birds, similar to the griffin. Griffins have the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion. Sometimes it is depicted as having a long snake tail. The female has wings and the males have spikes on their backs in place of wings, this… Continue reading Mythical Creature, ‘Adar Llwch Gwin,’ a Welsh, polyglot bird- with writing prompt

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Mythical Creature, Abarimon, a Medieval Bestiary, with backwards feet and writing prompt

          Have you ever heard that elephants are scared of mice? Or that foxes are sly? These characterizations of animals come from a medieval book called the Bestiary, or Book of Beasts, Khan Academy says. Though this book is not known to many today, you are likely familiar with some of… Continue reading Mythical Creature, Abarimon, a Medieval Bestiary, with backwards feet and writing prompt