6 Surprising Blood-Drinking Animals

Hank introduces us to 6 blood-drinking (or otherwise consuming) animals that you may not be aware of. Don’t freak out…

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‘Vampire’ Skeletons Found in Bulgaria
Two medieval “vampire” skeletons emerged near a monastery in the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Sozopol, local archaeologists announced.
Dating back 800 years to the Middle Ages, the skeletons were unearthed with iron rods pierced through their chests — evidence of an exorcism against a vampire. The ritual was aimed at preventing potentially dangerous people, such as enemies, murderers, or individuals who died suddenly from a strange illness, from turning into vampires after death.
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Photo: An 8th-century skeleton found in Ireland with a large stone shoved in its mouth. Credit: Chris Read.

discoverynews:

‘Vampire’ Skeletons Found in Bulgaria

Two medieval “vampire” skeletons emerged near a monastery in the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Sozopol, local archaeologists announced.

Dating back 800 years to the Middle Ages, the skeletons were unearthed with iron rods pierced through their chests — evidence of an exorcism against a vampire. The ritual was aimed at preventing potentially dangerous people, such as enemies, murderers, or individuals who died suddenly from a strange illness, from turning into vampires after death.

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Photo: An 8th-century skeleton found in Ireland with a large stone shoved in its mouth. Credit: Chris Read.