The Penanggalan is a traditional vampire from the folklore of Malaysia, consisting of a woman's disembodied head and entrails. It is said to fly at night, hunting for the blood of infants, pregnant women and even the unborn. An identical spirit, the Krasue, exists in Thai mythology, and a male version was spoken of in ancient China. These vampires have appeared in many overseas horror films and the world famous Dungeons and Dragons roleplaying game! Visit bogleech.com for more mythology, monsters, weird nature and art!