Child Eater

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In folklore, many different kinds of monsters kill, and eat children and infants. Others merely make children seriously ill or cause them to vanish (replacing them with fairy changelings). These stories were explanations for the high infant mortality rates seen in primitive cultures. Naturally, various media use these tales as source material for their own monsters.
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