Bats and Owls have always had their place in Halloween lore. At one time thought to be spirits of the dead.
With bats living in caves they were linked to the underworld. When people would hear the screech of the owl they were afraid that it was¬†demons screaming out from the darkness.¬†Even black cats were believed to be witches who prowled the streets for an unsuspecting passerby to cast an evil spell on. Many creatures that come out at night were feared to be lost souls reincarnated to continue making havoc of mankind’s lives.

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS – Self-guided Walking Tour – Includes insider tips and photos – Explore on your own schedule – Like having a friend show you around! (Visual Travel Tours)