TIL about the Qallupilluk – marine creatures that steal children through cracks in the ice. They hum & knock on the ice. Some say they’re lonely, or hungry. An inuit legend used to scare lone children away from approaching cracking, drifting ice.

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Holy shite that artists rendition is horrifying


Good way to keep kids away from cracks they might fall into and die.


Deserves to be in r/oddlyterrifying


What do they do with the kids once they have them?


Reminds of the book my parents used read me as a kid because we lived on a lake “A promise is a promise”- robert munsch