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The world is full of monsters, myths, and legends and Monstrum isn’t afraid to take a closer look. The show, hosted by Emily Zarka, Ph.D., takes us on a journey to discover a new monster for each new episode. Monstrum looks at humans unique drive to create and shape monster mythology through oral storytelling, literature and film.
Notoriously elusive, the mysterious Mapinguari lurks within the Amazon rainforest.
Why has The Griffin - a half-lion, half-eagle creature - largely been forgotten?
Despite being rare, Sharks and shark attacks are the most feared. Here's why.
We explore why the Chinese Dragon is central figure in Chinese culture.
For some, the firefly is mystical, but in West-African cultures, it's a monster.
Where do the Tuatha Dé Danann come from and how did they become the ancestors of Ireland?
We look at the historical origins of Krampus in the winter festivals of the Alpine region.