Monday, December 26, 2011
Saturday, December 17, 2011
A ghost or goblin of Japanese folklore. According to some stories, a Jorōgumo is a spider that can change its appearance into that of a seductive woman. The name can be translated as "binding lady" or "whore spider". It also names an actual spider species, black with yellow stripes, that spins a web with a golden tint.
Monday, December 12, 2011
The Inkanyamba is a legendary serpent said to be living in a waterfall lake area in the northern forests near Pietermaritzburg most commonly in the base of Howick Falls, South Africa. The Zulu tribes of the area believe it to be a large serpent with a horse like head. Most active in the summer months, it is believed that the Inkanyamba's anger causes the seasonal storms.