i need some half human/half animal species names, for a book i am starting. they need to be able to hide there identity ( like a werewolf or vampire). Also a half human/half type of cat species ( like a tiger or panther etc…)would also by really cool. please help if you can, all answers appreciated!!!!
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Selkies — the Scottish Seal people http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selkies
Nix – water dragons/serpents that changed into women http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nix
Naga – snakes that transform into people http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N%C%ga
Yuxa – another snake one http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuxa
In Japanese mythos the following animals could take on human forms in order to cause mischief.
Fox spirits (kitsune) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kitsune
Huli Jing is the Chinese equivalent http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huli_jing
Badgerdogs (tanuki) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanuki
Ghost Cats (bakenekos) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bakeneko
Lots of Asian stories have dragons that change into beautiful people.
Source(s): Also, check out the wiki page for Werecats if you want some ideas, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Werecat
There’s also a number of stories about witches who could turn into black dogs http://www.shanmonster.com/witch/folklore/folk….
Satyrs a.k.a. Fauns
Ever seen those hairy guys with gold chains and sweat pants? Check for hooves is all I’m saying.
Persian – a human that can turn into a puma
dont think the spelling is right though lol xx