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They are the stuff of legend, popularized in movies and television and described in detail in fantasy literature. For thousands of years, humankind has believed in mythical creatures, from dragons and cyclops, to vampires and sea monsters. Where did the stories of these fabled beasts come? Science Channel will reveal the origin stories of popular monster mysteries, in Mythical Beasts.Each episode will look at the history, archaeology and truths behind legendary creatures. Scientists dig up elephant skeletons to investigate how they inspired the myths about the Cyclops. They hunt through old maritime logs to see why people believed the mighty Kraken was to blame for sinking ships, follow clues to the island of Crete where the menacing Grecian Minotaur was said to have lived, and unravel why the Chinese feared that dragons lived among them.
New discoveries reveal hard evidence showing that dragons were not just the stuff of nightmares, and experts use the latest science to explain why people believed in these wicked creatures.
New discoveries suggest that a sea beast like the Kraken could have existed, and experts examine a strange monster that could give shocking answers into this underwater mystery.
Terrifying new discoveries reveal the bloody truth behind the legends of vampires, and experts investigate why people believed these monsters had a taste for human blood.
New discoveries reveal the terrifying evidence of the Cyclops, a one-eyed cannibal that could have been more than just a story.
New discoveries reveal the bloody origin of the feathered snake god, and experts investigate why the ancient Mesoamericans believed that human sacrifice was the only way to appease the deadly monster.
A new excavation at the mysterious home of the Minoans leads to a startling discovery about real-life origins of the Minotaur, and experts decode artifacts that point to bloody human sacrifices for the ferocious monster.
New discoveries uncover the dark secrets of Egypt's strange half-man, half-lion beast, revealing why the pharaohs were so intent on transforming into this powerful and ferocious monster.
The latest science reveals that demons aren't just the stuff of horror stories, and as experts investigate shocking new archaeological evidence, they uncover the gruesome methods used to exorcise humans of demonic possessions.
Werewolves were once so feared, people suspected of the power were hunted and killed, but even so, many admitted that they could become these deadly creatures, and new evidence reveals why a powerful hallucinogenic drug could be to blame.
New discoveries reveal the truth behind the Loch Ness Monster, and experts investigate the world's most mysterious waters in search of evidence that a prehistoric monster could still be lurking in the deep.
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