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Scenes from last year’s Krampusnacht at Neustift im Stubaital in Austria.

On the eve of St Nicholas’ Day (the 6th of December) drink-fuelled revellers dress up as the fearsome horned demon Krampus, shaking their cow-bell belts and running around scaring children to remind them what happens when they’re naughty at Christmas.

You’ve been warned.

MORE: Krampus: St Nicholas’ Dark Companion (The Atlantic)