This Alaska Legend Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

Alaska has some absolutely incredible animals, but is there a more adorable animal than an otter? You probably can’t imagine that sea otters could ever be connected with a creepy legend, but the Tlingit people have a legend about the playful creatures that will send chills down your spine.

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What do you think – is the kushtaka real? Here are seven more creepy Alaska legends that might have you looking over your shoulder.