Horrific creatures from mystic lakes
Nearly 2% of the Earth’s surface is covered with fresh water. This leaves a large, very large lacuna for numerous legends and fairy tales associated with lake monsters — to take at least the well-known Loch Ness monster. However, in this article we will not repeat leisure stories, common in a tourist environment. Instead, we will study the stories of much less well-known creatures that cast fear on the inhabitants of the lakelands.
In the Aztec Nahuatl language, Auisotl means "spiny water". In the surviving manuscripts, the monster is described as a hyena able to swim, with a human palm growing on its tail. And this creature was able to lure to itself, forging the cries of a desperate woman or child - in general, the Aztecs are fine with their imagination.
The people of Ojibwe living near the Great Lakes called their personal monster Mishepish, a big lynx. It was believed that this creature can cause waves and even sink fishing boats.Appearance Mischepis described in different ways, converging only in the presence of scales and bony protrusions on the head and back of the beast.
Something like a rhinoceros frightening the naive members of the Lingala tribe who lived in Central Africa. A huge creature lived near the water and attacked the locals only during the full moon. All the remaining days of the month of Lingala prayed to the beast, leaving human sacrifices on the shore.
The name can be translated from Spanish as "carnivorous cowhide." Habitat of this strange creature chose the foothills of the Andes. Judging by the description, El Quero could have been something of a land ramp capable of drinking the blood of its victims and jumping out of the water.
Irish Dobhar-ku - a huge creature, a hybrid of an otter and a wolf. It has a copy-tight skin and an unquenchable thirst for blood. The Irish believed that Dobhar-ku hunted only horses that had strayed from the herd, so they were especially careful at the watering place.
Something that has creeped out into African lakes from a third-rate horror movie. Grutslang is an elephant-headed snake that lives in one of the caverns of the diamond cave.I must say that this gloomy creature manages to save the lives of children who would be forced to pull out diamonds in very dangerous conditions: superstitions keep parents from such errands.
This unknown science creature lives in Lake Ikeda. Yesshi appeared several times in public — at least, local newspapers assert. In addition, the monster was noticed and the Japanese military. In 1961 a helicopter fell to the surface of the lake and the soldiers had to search for his remains with an sonar. In addition to steel fragments, divers discovered a strange creature that quickly slipped into the darkness from the light of searchlights.