Where Did Werewolf Myths Come From?

Werewolves might not be real, but the myths about them could have come from real scientific phenomena, like a misunderstanding of certain illnesses.

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Sources:

https://www.history.com/topics/history-of-the-werewolf-legend
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4090416/
http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/bodyhorrors/2013/07/11/the-bestial-virus-rabies/#.W4W3cy3My8U
https://www.cdc.gov/rabies/index.html
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2600441/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4526284/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3113246/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6698556
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7663516
https://www.livescience.com/14430-werewolf-disorder-gene-discovered-excess-hair.html
https://neuro.psychiatryonline.org/doi/pdf/10.1176/appi.neuropsych.13030057
https://www.livescience.com/44875-werewolves-in-psychiatry.html

Images:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lycaon_Transformed_into_a_Wolf_LACMA_M.71.76.9.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Werwolf.png
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Werewolves_of_Ossory.png
http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-slimy-dog/500804277
http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-sticker-wound-and-blood-from-a-bite-human/635823662
http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/image/stock-photo-wolfman/125141539

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