Where did the image of a wendigo as a rotting humanoid deer come from?
I've poked around into Native American wendigo lore, but they describe it as either some zombie like creature or a giant, rather than some rotting cervid-human hybrid. So where did that image come from?
<So where did that image come from?> From someone's imagination, just like every other supernatural claim. Humans are pretty creative when it comes to imagery. . .
Obi Wan Knievel
Someone just made it up. That happens a lot on the internet.
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