Below are some facts about werewolves. Werewolves like the vampire are popular supernatural creatures that are found in books, movies, and even music. So here are some random facts:
- A werewolf is a folkloric legend about a human that can shape-shift into a wolf.
- "Werewolf of London," was the first Hollywood mainstream film about werewolves.
- Armenian lore tells of women who have deadly sins become condemn to spend seven years as she-wolves.
- Ancient Greek literature have references about men changing into wolves and one mythological legend that is famous is about King Lycaon. The story was about Zeus turning Lycaon into a wolf because he murdered is own son and served him to Zeus.
- The Beast of Gevaudan is a famous account between 1764 to 1767 about a so called werewolf that was attacking people. It's debatable what exactly was killing these innocent people.
- Werewolves had no tails and often retain human eyes and voices.
- Removing clothing and putting on a belt made of wolf-skin will turn a person into a werewolf.
- In 1692, a man named Thiess claimed he and a bunch of other werewolves were the "Hounds of Heaven." They came to earth to battle demons and witches.
- One belief to get rid of the curse of being a werewolf was simply striking the forehead.
- Hungarian folklore believed that werewolves used to live in the region of Transdanubia.
So those are some facts about werewolves and check out the Green Bay Paranormal Examiner page for more paranormal facts to keep the ghoulish interest flowing.