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4 Tales Of Louisiana’s Rougarou That Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

Have you ever heard of the Rougarou? This special character in Cajun folklore got his name from a version of the French word for “werewolf,” loupgarou. There are a large variety of tales surrounding this particular swamp creature—and they will all give you the creeps.

What tales of the Rougarou did you grow up with? Do you have a favorite? Let us know! We love to hear your feedback.

Kezia Kamenetz
Kezia Kamenetz is a native to southern Louisiana and lives in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans currently. When not writing about all the amazing things to be found in her state, her central passion is dreams and the wisdom they can offer, which you can learn more about by visiting