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Monsters of North America: The Jackalope!

The jackalope is a creature that exists generally because of taxidermy. Jackalope “mounts” are usually made with a dead rabbit and deer antlers, although the jackalope is supposed to be part jackrabbit and part antelope. 32 more words

Mammals

Favorite Kaiju: Hedorah!

Hedorah is also known as the Smog Monster.  It first appeared in Toho’s 1971 film Godzilla vs. Hedorah.

Born of pollution and feeding on pollution,Hedorah is an extraterrestrial kaiju who fell to Earth as a cloud of spores.  75 more words

Engravings: Human-Headed Sheep.

This is from the 1665 edition of Fortunio Liceti’s De Monstris. Okay, this was definitely an odd one to discover. And again, it is an engraving I am reproducing, so I have no photographic evidence as to what exactly was going on with the head/face of this sheep. 88 more words

An Appalachian Tale

Prompt Day #234: How does the mutant employ his third arm?

 

An Appalachian Tale

 

Some people are just born wrong. Ayuh, they’re out there; goin’ about their daily business and no one is the wiser what sorts of madness is incubatin’ inside. 2,147 more words

Writing Challenge

Varanasi!

The day began at 5.30a.m. This was to enable us to reach the ghats or bathing steps in time for sunrise, which is when observant Hindus bathe and say their prayers. 309 more words