|Stories of imaginary creatures abound in many cultures and Canada's folklore is not without its own 'monsters'.
The supernatural creature known as the Loup-garou is the French-Canadian counterpart of the European werewolf. According to legend, those who neglected their religious obligations for seven years would be transformed into a wolf or occasionally some other animal.
Ogopogo is the fabled aquatic monster said to inhabit Lake Okanagan in British Columbia.
Known for centuries by local Indians as a great serpentine beast, it is reported to swim with an undulating motion and is generally "sighted" as several humps moving through the water.