• Here's what Santa Claus looks like in 13 countries around the world

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    The jolly, bearded Santa Claus that Americans know and love is not the only version of a Santa-like mythical being.
    In Spain, children receive gifts from the three Reyes Magos .
    In Germany, children are fearful of Krampus: the demonic being that whips and kidnaps children who have misbehaved.
    Most Americans tend to think of Santa Claus as the jolly man in the red suit with a sack full of toys to deliver to children around the world on Christmas.
    But the Santa you see in American movies and on Coca-Cola bottles is only one version of a mythical being who either rewards or punishes children...
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