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Bizarre & Amazing Mythological Beasts!

By Vadim Newquist Sep 26, 2013

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We humans sure have active imaginations, and the scores of super weird mythical beasts we find in every culture throughout recorded history are a testament to this. These fearsome creatures have captivated mankind, and the mythology they spring from is equally fascinating as these monsters are weird. So here's a surreal sampling of strange creatures from a variety of cultures that span the globe. Just like Liam Neeson says, it's time to "Release the Kraken!"

Tags: slideshows, fantasy, myths, creatures, mythological beasts

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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