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Old 02-15-2020, 01:19 AM
 
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Ive been reading a lot of encounters from people that live in and around New Orleans area as well as some of the more rural (bayou areas), these are primarily where these creatures are being spotted.


They are similar in appearance to the 'Dogman' creatures (body of a human, head of a wolf/ or dog, but from what Ive been reading the Loup Garou is a human under a curse, that has no control over it.


Just wondering if anyone as ever encountered one or known someone who has, or has a story about them?


Thanks.
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Old 02-16-2020, 10:04 AM
 
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Just scary stories to tell the kids in order for them to be good.

If there was one, I'm sure there would be evidence. That or they were eaten in a BBQ or gumbo. I hear that Rougarou jambalaya is tasty!
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Old 02-18-2020, 07:13 AM
 
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Just scary stories to tell the kids in order for them to be good.

If there was one, I'm sure there would be evidence. That or they were eaten in a BBQ or gumbo. I hear that Rougarou jambalaya is tasty!
Native American history from this area, makes reference to these things.
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Old 03-05-2020, 06:31 PM
 
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Cajun version of Bigfoot.
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Old 03-05-2020, 09:25 PM
 
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Cajun version of Bigfoot.
Not from what Ive read! Loup Ga Rou look like the stereotypical werewolf from hollywood movie (bipedal, muscular upper body), plus they are said to be humans that can change form, its a type of curse/ affliction.
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Old 03-09-2020, 06:49 AM
 
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fun reading
https://medium.com/omgfacts/why-the-...y-ca2c3c039a90
https://blogs.plos.org/dnascience/20...of-werewolves/
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Old 03-09-2020, 11:00 AM
 
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Not from what Ive read! Loup Ga Rou look like the stereotypical werewolf from hollywood movie (bipedal, muscular upper body), plus they are said to be humans that can change form, its a type of curse/ affliction.
Then there's not that much difference, is there? Humanlike, but much furrier.
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Old 03-10-2020, 07:01 AM
 
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Many of the folk legends of southern Louisiana are adaptations of stuff that originated in French Canada.


Here is a description in English of our legendary "loup-garou" up here.


https://www.cbc.ca/archives/entry/mo...the-loup-garou
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Old 03-17-2020, 12:09 AM
 
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Strangely, the Navajo has something like this, (Skinwalkers), they are basically medicine men who took the dark path and they have the ability to shapeshift into animal form and the form they are said to take is that of a big wolf or coyote that walks/runs on its hinds legs.


Its strange across so many myths, it involves changing into the same type of creature!!
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Old 03-20-2020, 12:20 PM
 
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From what I've read, I thought skin walkers could take the shape of other animals as well. I read an account of were a skin walker/medicine man was supposed to come check on someone, and arrived as an eagle, and changed into human form right in front of the family he was there to see.


Navajo are very afraid of skin walkers, and will barely talk about it, even among themselves. Other tribes are not AS frightened by them.
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