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Shtriga (Latin: strix, Italian: strega; compare also Romanian: strigă and Polish: strzyga), in Albanian folklore, was a vampiric witch that would suck the blood of infants at night while they slept, and would then turn into a flying insect (traditionally a moth, fly or bee). Only the shtriga herself could cure those she had drained (often by spitting in their mouths), and those who were not cured inevitably sickened and died.

deitiesanddemons: “ The Shtriga (ultimately from the Roman strix; compare also Romanian strigã and Slavic strzyga), in Albanian folklore, was a vampiric witch that would suck the blood of infants at.

Bear taking a bath

Bear taking a bath

Daniel Smith Wildlife: Original Paintings

Original paintings by Daniel Smith, Montana Wildlife Artist and African Animal Painter. Original paintings are available primarily through select galleries and museum exhibits.

Animal Illustrations, Bedtime Stories, Sketching, Bears, Bear, Sketches