These nasty little tricksters from Native American folklore are known to shoot humans with poison tipped arrows, push them off cliffs and generally be huge jerks. In some legends, these guys even killed Maushop, a giant who created Cape Cod, by tricking him and shooting him with arrows.
The Herensuge was a mulit-headed dragon in the Basque region of Spain. Legend has it that a chained-up knight who was atoning for killing his parents encountered the Herensuge as it was about to eat a human sacrifice. The knight called on St. Michael, who freed him, allowing him to kill the beast.
These little grass-covered dwarfs live in the Congolese jungle, and are believed to be the angry ghosts of the jungle dwellers' ancestors. They use magical bells to cast spells over their human victims before eating them.
What's worse than zombies? VIKING WARRIOR ZOMBIES! Draugar are superhuman reanimated warriors from Norse folklore that can change their size and weight. Something tells me that Rick and Michonne wouldn't fair so well against these guys...
Of all the Filipino mythical creatures, Aswang are the most feared. The legends surrounding them are all varied, but basically Aswang are shape shifters who appear like normal humans by day but turn into creatures that feed on people at night, especially babies.
Aspidochelone has been imagined as a giant whale, turtle or sea monster. Regardless of the appearance, it is universally known to be big enough to be mistaken for an island. Throughout western mythology, this creature has lured sailors to land on it before submerging, drowning the humans.
This Brazilian forest demon has large tusks and can chew up little children who wander too far into the forest. Fortunately, when it tried to chase some kids up a tree, a parrot chewed through the vine it was climbing, and it plummeted to its death. Unfortunately, alligators and lizards grew out of its carcass.
The Cherufe is a demon who lives in the lava of a Chilean volcano. It is known to eat most of a sacrificial virgin's body before spitting the burning head back out of the volcano and onto the villagers below. Charming.
You know when Liam Neeson screams out, "Unleash the Kraken!" in Clash of The Titans? He should have screamed, "Unleash the Cetus!" as the Cetus was the actual name of the terrifying sea monster that was supposed to eat poor Princess Andromeda.
According to ancient Jewish text The Book of Enoch, this gigantic monster lives in an invisible desert east of the Garden of Eden and will engage in a battle against the Leviathan at the end of time. The battle will end with God slaying them both and feeding the Behemoth's meat to the righteous.
According to the Native American tribe the Abenaki, if you commit a horrible sin, such as cannibalism or letting someone starve, your heart will turn into ice, and you will become a Kee-wakw. Kee-wakw are half-man, giant monsters who eat human souls...and also the rest of the body.