The nights are getting darker, thick fog is rolling over hills and an uneasy silence is falling on the natural world. As we approach All Hallows Eve, it doesn’t take much imagination to believe there could be unsavoury creatures in our midst.
But of course, monsters aren’t real. You’d never encounter creatures that suck your blood on an evening stroll, or witness a cold dead hand rising from the ground in your local woodland.
Or would you…?
For your Halloween entertainment, here are five examples from the natural world which could have stepped straight from a horror film.