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Montenegro - Tenatz, Vjestitza

Tenatz: A term used interchangeably with Lampir, which is the local variation of Vampir. Believed to be the body of a dead person that had been possessed. The Tenatz wandered the night and sucked blood from its sleeping victims. They reportedly could transform into mice to escape.

Vjestitza: See Serbia.



Morlacchia - Vrukolak

Vrukolak (also known as Vukodlak): This creature is contagious; it prefers to devote itself to relatives and friends; it shrieks when it is transfixed. It reportedly became a Vampire by predestination or contagion, but also when a dog or cat jumps on its bed where it died, or when it is murdered without anyone seeing the assassin.
        Profaning tombs and sucking blood were trademarks of this creature.
        You rid oneself by nailing it to the coffin (by planting a nail through its heart), or else, as soon as it is dead, cutting its tendons and piercing it all over its body.



Namibia - Otgiruru

Otgiruru: The Herero people believe that this vampire, who looks like a dog, kills those who answer its call.


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