Krampus: Santa's evil sidekick

Here's a gallery of people dressed as Krampus, the horrific anti-Santa-Claus who is traditional in Alpine mythology. Sez Wikipedia: "According to legend, Krampus accompanies St. Nicholas during the Christmas season, warning and punishing bad children, in contrast to St. Nicholas, who gives gifts to good children."

Krampus: The Evil Companion to Santa
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