Loup Garou (Rougarou): The Cajun Legend

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A loup garou is a mythical creature in French, Canadian and American folklores which is believed to come into existence as a result of a curse. It is basically the same thing with a rougarou/rugaru/roux-ga-roux/rugaroo. The word "loup-garou" is derived from French. In French language, the word loup means wolf while garoul means a man…

What is a Werewolf (Lycanthrope)?

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Werewolves are mythological creatures with features of both humans and wolves. According to the myths, they have human looks but they can transform into werewolves whenever they want or sometimes when they are forced as a result of the curse of lycanthropy. Many aspects of the story of werewolves have been changed during its adaptation…