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  • Cabeiri (Greek) - Smith and wine spirits
  • Cacus (Roman) - Fire-breathing giant
  • Cadejo (Central America) - Cow-sized dog-goat hybrid in two varieties: benevolent and white, and malevolent and black
  • Caipora (Tupi) - Fox-human hybrid and nature spirit
  • Caladrius (Medieval Bestiary) - White bird that can foretell if a sick person will recover or die
  • Calingi (Medieval Bestiary) - Humanoids with an eight-year lifespan
  • Callitrix (Medieval Bestiary) - Apes who always bear twins, one the mother loves, the other it hates
  • Calydonian Boar (Greek) - Giant, chthonic boar
  • Calygreyhound (Heraldic) - Wildcat-deer/antelope-eagle-ox-lion hybrid
  • Camahueto (Chilota) - One-horned calf
  • Cambion (Medieval folklore) - Hybrid between a human and an incubus or succubus
  • Campe (Greek) - Dragon-human-scorpion hybrid
  • Camulatz (Mayan) - A bird that ate the heads of the first men
  • Candileja (Colombian) - Spectral, fiery hag
  • Canaima (Guyanese) - Were-jaguar
  • Canotila (Lakota) - Little people and tree spirits
  • Caoineag (Scottish) - Death spirit (a specific type of Banshee/Bean Sídhe)
  • Capa (Lakota) - Beaver spirit
  • Căpcăun (Romanian) - Large, monstrous humanoid
  • Carbuncle (Latin America) - A small creature with a jewel on its head
  • Catoblepas (Medieval Bestiary) - Scaled buffalo-hog hybrid
  • Cat Sidhe (Scottish) - Fairy cat
  • Cecaelia - Modern term for mermaid-like, human-octopus hybrid
  • Ceffyl Dŵr (Welsh) - Malevolent water horse
  • Centaur (Greek) - Human-horse hybrid
  • Cerastes (Greek) - Extremely flexible, horned snake
  • Cerberus (Greek) - Three-headed dog that guards the entrance to the underworld
  • Cercopes (Greek) - Mischievous forest spirit
  • Cericopithicus (Medieval Bestiary) - Apes who always bear twins, one the mother loves, the other it hates
  • Ceryneian Hind (Greek) - Hind with golden antlers and bronze or brass hooves
  • Cetan (Lakota) - Hawk spirit
  • Chakora (Hindu) - Lunar bird
  • Chamrosh (Persian) - Dog-bird hybrid
  • Chaneque (Aztec) - Little people and nature spirits
  • Changeling (European) - Non-human humanoid child (fairy, elf, troll, etc.) substituted for a kidnapped human child
  • Charybdis (Greek) - Sea monster in the form of a giant mouth
  • Chepi (Narragansett) - Ancestral spirit that instructs tribe members
  • Cherufe (Mapuche) - Volcano-dwelling monster
  • Chibaiskweda (Abenaki) - Ghost of an improperly buried person
  • Chichevache (Medieval folklore) - Human-faced cow that feeds on good women
  • Chickcharney (Bahamian) - Bird-mammal hybrid
  • Chimbwe (hyena) in the mythology of the Tumbuka (an ethnic group living in Malawi, Zambia and Tanzania)
  • Chimaera (Greek) - Lion-goat-snake hybrid
  • Chindi (Navajo) - Vengeful ghosts that cause dust devils
  • Chinthe (Burmese) - Temple-guarding feline, similar to Chinese Shi and Japanese Shisa
  • Chitauli (Zulu) - Human-lizard hybrid
  • Chōchinobake (Japanese) - Animated paper lantern
  • Chollima (Korean) - Supernaturally fast horse
  • Chonchon (Mapuche) - Disembodied, flying head
  • Choorile (Guyanese) - Ghost of a woman that died in childbirth
  • Chromandi (Medieval Bestiary) - Hairy savages with dog teeth
  • Chrysaor (Greek) - Son of the gorgon Medusa, imaged as a giant or a winged boar
  • Chrysomallus (Greek mythology) - Golden haired winged ram
  • Chukwa (Hindu) - Giant turtle that supports the world
  • Churel (Hindu) - Vampiric, female ghost
  • Ciguapa (Dominican Republic) - Malevolent seductress
  • Cihuateteo (Aztec) - Ghosts of women that died in childbirth
  • Cikavac (Serbian) - Bird that serves its owner
  • Cinnamon bird (Medieval Bestiaries) - Giant bird that makes its nest out of cinnamon
  • Cipactli (Aztec) - Sea monster, crocodile-fish hybrid
  • Cirein cròin (Scottish) - Sea serpent
  • Cluricaun (Irish) - Leprechaun-like Little people that are permanently drunk
  • Coblynau (Welsh) - Little people and mine spirits
  • Cockatrice (Medieval Bestiaries) - Chicken-lizard hybrid
  • Cofgod (English) - Old English term meaning "cove-god"
  • Colo Colo (Mapuche) - Rat-bird hybrid that can shapeshift into a serpent
  • Corycian nymphs (Greek) - Nymph of the Corycian Cave
  • Cretan Bull (Greek) - Monstrous bull
  • Crinaeae (Greek) - Fountain nymph
  • Criosphinx (Ancient Egypt) - Ram-headed sphinx
  • Crocotta (Medieval Bestiaries) - Monstrous dog-wolf
  • The Cu Bird (Mexican)
  • Cuco (Latin America) - Bogeyman
  • Cucuy (Latin America) - Malevolent spirit
  • Cuegle (Cantabrian) - Monstrous, three-armed humanoid
  • Cuélebre (Asturian and Cantabrian) - Dragon
  • Curupira (Tupi) - Nature spirit
  • Cu Sith (Scottish) - Gigantic fairy dog
  • Cŵn Annwn (Welsh) - Underworld hunting dogs
  • Cyclops (Greek) - One-eyed giants
  • Cyhyraeth (Welsh) - Death spirit
  • Cynocephalus (Medieval Bestiaries) - Dog-headed humanoid
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