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Zombies are folkloric undead creatures who consume human flesh. There is no evidence to support their existence.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zombie

A zombie is a fictional undead being created through the reanimation of a human corpse. ... The English word "zombie" is first recorded in 1819, in a history of Brazil by the poet Robert Southey, in the form of "zombi". The Oxford English ...

www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/10/how-america-erased-the-tragic-history-of-the-zombie/412264

Oct 28, 2015 ... But the zombie myth is far older and more rooted in history than the blinkered arc of American pop culture suggests. It first appeared in Haiti in ...

anthropology.msu.edu/anp264-ss13/2013/04/25/history-of-zombies

Apr 25, 2013 ... History shows that this idea dates back to the 8th century. The word 'zombie' is said to have come from nzambi, which in Kongo means 'spirit of ...

umich.edu/~engl415/zombies/zombie.html

ZOMBIES. Zombie History and Haitian Folklore. Early Zombie Movies. Night of the Living Dead and the Modern Zombie. Zombie symbolism ...

www.bbc.com/culture/story/20150828-where-do-zombies-come-from

Aug 31, 2015 ... The concept of the zombie in Voodoo folklore could be seen as a metaphor for ... To understand the history of the zombie is to understand the ...

www.umich.edu/~uncanny/zombies.html

A zombie about to feast in Romero's Night of the Living Dead (1968) ... It may first seem that history has little connection to our flesh-eating friends, but they have ...

www.livescience.com/23892-zombies-real-facts.html

Oct 10, 2012 ... Zombies are real — in the minds of believers in voodoo and witchcraft. ... historian Robert Southey mentioned it in his book "History of Brazil.

www.seeker.com/a-history-of-real-zombies-1765817344.html

Oct 31, 2016 ... Zombies are all the rage these days - on television, in movies, books and now in the news. Of course zombies aren't new - they were co-opted ...

www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2013/12/13/250844800/zoinks-tracing-the-history-of-zombie-from-haiti-to-the-cdc

Dec 15, 2013 ... While there's a long history and fascination with animated corpses in American literature and cinema, zombies aren't originally a product of the ...