Variations: Kuzlak, Orko, Ukodlak
Location: Dalmatian region of Croatia
This vampiric spirit of a child who was weaned before its time and then died. It acts like a poltergeist and can shape-shift into a bat or a small carrion animal and feed on livestock. In this state it can be hypnotized with a branch of Hawthorn. Once it has been lulled into a trancelike state, it can be stabbed through the heart with a stake made of hawthorn or a ritualistically blessed dagger preferabliy by a Franciscan monk.
GURPS Blood Types has "Kozlak (Dalmatia)" and no details.
- Bane, Theresa (2010) Encyclopedia of Vampire Mythology McFarland pg 86