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Spain - Bruja, Guaxa

Bruja: Bruja is the Spanish name for witch. They are similar to the Strega (of Italy) and Bruxa (of Portugal). This was a living vampire, usually a female, who could transform themselves into various kinds of animals. They are generally reported attacking children.

Guaxa: A witch of the Asturies (found in the Cantabrian Mountains of Northwestern Spain). She is old and ugly with many wrinkles and a single tooth. She preys upon children and young adults, entering their homes while they are sleeping and feeding off of their blood until they die.


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