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REAL WEREWOLF FOOTAGE

REAL WEREWOLF FOOTAGE

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SUSPECTED LYCANTHROPE

Even a man who is pure in heart 

and says his prayers by night

may become a worf when the wolfbane blooms

and the autumn moon is bright

-(Anonymous) Welsh Poem


The Basics

Lycanthropes  or "Werewolves" have their origin from Greece from the root words:

Lykos or "wolf"

and 

Anthopos or "man"

A Lycanthrope, according to folklore, is a human that can shapeshift into a wolf (or a wolf-like creature). Although the concept has its roots in European folklore, the myth has spread throughout the west evident in movies like "Teen Wolf", "An American Werewolf in London" and the "Twilight" series. The legend of the werewolf has developed in parallel to the belief in witches. Part of the "witch hunts" that took place in the late middle ages also involved the persecution of werewolves. 


To be bitten (but not killed) by a Werewolf is a transferance of the "curse". According to most legends, the full moon is the trigger for the transformation from human to beast. The only way to rid yourself of the affliction is to either: 

A. Destroy the Werwolf that "made" you

or

B. Take your own life with a bullet of silver


There are no known photograhps or videos of an actual werewolf. I have provided a video above of what a werewolf encounter may be like, and a photo of a "supspected" werewolf.