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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.
Sea serpent is a large, snake-like mythical creature that, according to the stories dwell in the oceans and seas. It appears in Norse, Mediterranean and Near East myths and stories. There are many false reports of people finding it.
Sobek was one of many deities in ancient Egypt. His primary role was to be the protector of people and was portrayed with the crocodile head instead of human.
Iara represents one of the most feared mermaids the lives in the area of the Brazilian Amazonia. Created from merging local myths of snake spirits and African deity MamiWata, Iara is described as the personification of beauty, desire and danger. Here you can find out why this mythical creature even today induces fear into local population of Brazil.