Odin’s men [berserkers and úlfheðnar] went armor-less into battle and were as crazed as dogs or wolves and as strong as bears or bulls. They bit their shields and slew men, while they themselves were harmed by neither fire nor iron. This is called “going berserk.”–The Ynglinga Saga
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Have you ever wanted to write a post on something and then you go down a rabbit hole of like things–in this case, creatures of canine origin? My aim was to find info on the Michigan Dogman, and I found some photos depicting the beast and those will take on the bulk of the rest
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