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We have a rich collection of our own mythical creatures. Here are just 8 of them, but as the cute and colorful characters of everyone's favorite cartoon, "Adventure Time."






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Females capable of severing their upper torso and sprouting huge bat-like wings. They search for sleeping pregnant women and unfurl their very long tongues that penetrate the pregnant women’s belly buttons to suck the hearts of the unborn babies.




 



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Little creatures who live in caves, old trees, dark parts of houses or in ant hills (where they are called nuno sa punso).




 



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Tall with disproportionately long limbs. Has the head and feet of a horse. Sometimes attributed to be an incarnation of an aborted fetus from limbo.

 






[text_image img="http://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/8-Pinoy-Supernatural-Creatures-in-Adventure-Time-Style-photo-5a.png" width="100%" type="title"]5. Siokoy [list_title][/text_image]





A humanoid sea creature with green, scaly skin; red luminous eyes; webbed fingers and toes; and fins in various parts of its body.




 



[text_image img="http://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/8-Pinoy-Supernatural-Creatures-in-Adventure-Time-Style-photo-4.png" width="100%" type="title"]4. Kapre [list_title][/text_image]





Tall or giant hirsute male, usually smoking a cigar. Likes to dwell in big trees like acacia, mango, and balete (also known as banyan trees to the rest of the world.)




 



[text_image img="http://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/8-Pinoy-Supernatural-Creatures-in-Adventure-Time-Style-photo-3a.png" width="100%" type="title"]3. Tiyanak [list_title][/text_image]





Looks like a baby, but with sharp claws and fangs for attacking its victims.




 



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The Kumakatok are a group of three robed figures who knock on doors in the middle of the night, bringing bad omens, such as death.




 



[text_image img="http://8list.com.ph/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/8-Pinoy-Supernatural-Creatures-in-Adventure-Time-Style-photo-1.png" width="100%" type="title"]1. Pridyider [list_title][/text_image]





A refrigerator that eats humans. While this “creature” hasn’t really entered full-blown mainstream consciousness as part of Pinoy horror lore just yet, 8List would like to propose that it should. It’s from an episode from the very first Regal Film’s seminal “Shake, Rattle and Roll” movie series, written by Amado Lacuesta Jr. and directed by Ishmael Bernal, starring Janice de Belen.






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