Were-Owl of China
In the mid 1700's, babies were dying in what
is now Beijing China. Wherever they struggled for life, an owl
was always observed nearby. Hearing of the owl,
an archer waited in the room where yet another baby was dying.
Once spotted, he shot the owl which left a trail of blood while
escaping. Following the trail the archer discovered a servant
girl who was incapacitated by a wound to her loin. She admitted
leaving her room at night to feed on the babies brains. She was
burned alive and the epidemic came to a close.