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Popobawa, also Popo Bawa, is the name of an evil spirit, or shetani, which is believed by residents to have first appeared on the Tanzanian island of Pemba. In 1995, it was the focus of a major outbreak of mass hysteria or panic which spread from Pemba to Unguja, the main island of the Zanzibar archipelago, and across to Dar es Salaam and other urban centres on the East African coast
Popobawa attacks men, women and children, and may attack all of the members of a household, before passing on to another house in the neighbourhood. Its nocturnal attacks can comprise simple physical assault and/or poltergeist-like phenomena; but most feared is sexual assault and the sodomising of adult men and women. Victims are often urged to tell others that they have been assaulted, and are threatened with repeat visits by Popobawa if they do not
...I'd rather have a romantic dinner with the beast of bray road.
originally posted by: NoCorruptionAllowed
The recent "Mantis Man" or Mantis alien spotted by several people unknown to each other, in New Jersey along a river.
Saw this on Monsters and Mysteries in America, and then searched online and found reports of it.
Strange, very strange.
Emerging evidence indicates that dragons can no longer be dismissed as creatures of legend and fantasy, and that anthropogenic effects on the world's climate may inadvertently be paving the way for the resurgence of these beasts.
originally posted by: SupernaturalScientist
My favourite is certainly werewolves, and my honest opinion is that anyone who doesn't accept their existence is in the worst kind of denial. Through genetics, I am actually 25% lycanthropic, as my grandfather on my father's side was a werewolf. But that's a story for another time.