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Selkies live as seals in the sea, but on land they shed their skin to become human. The legend about these seal people is very similar to those of swan maidens. Find out more about selkie legends and origins.
Gorgon is a female creature from Greek mythology. One of common descriptions of Gorgons represents them as three sisters with snakes instead of hair that can turn those who beheld them to stone. One of sisters is well-known Medusa.
Enki is a deity from Akkadian and Babylonian mythologies and stories. He is a god of water, wisdom, magic, and incarnations whose cult had a large influence over Mesopotamia nearby territories.
Bunyip is a mythological creature from aboriginal stories in Australia. It is large, strong, lives in water and prays on people and other animals. Those stories were first recorded in the 19th century.