In Macedonia it is believed that Turkish people who have led very wicked lives and have never eaten pork will become agriogourounos (“wild boars”) upon death. As much a were-creature as a vampire, this shape-shifting being is well known for its gluttonous appetite for human blood.
- Jackson, Compleat Vampyre, 56
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