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The Kraken (/ˈkreɪkən/ or /ˈkrɑːkən/)[1] is a legendary sea monster of large proportions that is said to dwell off the coasts of Norway and Greenland. The legend may have originated from sightings of giant squid that are estimated to grow to in length 12-15 meters(40-50 feet) including the tentacles.[2][3] The sheer size and fearsome appearance attributed to the kraken have made it a common ocean-dwelling monster in various fictional works.

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Nordic folklore

Nordic folklore

Bracken, Nokken, Draugen, Mare, Huldra, Nisse and Troll are all from Nordic folklore. Attached to their picture is a detailed description of what they bring to Scandinavian Folklore. These characters will be highlighted in research paper.

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Looks like the infamous "Flying Spaghetti Monster", proving it really does exist !!! Lol

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Five “Real” Sea Monsters Brought to Life by Early Naturalists

A "Sea Devil" as depicted by Conrad Gessner in Historia Animalium, 2nd ed, 1604. (Smithsonian Biodiversity Heritage Library) ~ETS

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Octopus, Octopus tile or plaque. 8"x8" Kraken tile, unique Octopus art for the wall or shelve, octopus in aged bronze, Nautical home decor

Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at

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getting stuff done

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