The Origins Of 10 Iconic Monsters In Pop Culture

Most creatures that go bump in the night have had cultural makeovers throughout the ages. Many of them have a long, sometimes centuries old past in storytelling and real history that give them a sense of realism that inspires wonder, curiosity and fear in all of us.

 
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