Category: Cryptozoology

Creepy Crawly Cryptids of Japan

Creepy Crawly Cryptids of Japan

By Brent Swancer/Mysterious Universe The world is full of accounts of mysterious creatures, monsters, and half-glimpsed, unknown beasts. These cryptids can instill a wide range of emotions in us such as awe, curiosity, and wonder. Yet then there are the ones that revolt us and make the hairs on the backs of our necks stand up; the ones that inhabit […]

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Lake Monsters: Freakish Giants?

Lake Monsters: Freakish Giants?

By Nick Redfern/Mysterious Universe When it comes to the matter of lake monsters, two things can be said with a high degree of certainty: (a) sightings have been reported from pretty much all around the world; and (b) the theories for what they may be are as many as they are varied.Ogopogo, Champ, Morag, and the monsters of Loch Ness, Scotland have all captured the collective […]

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Nessie on the Allies Side!

Nessie on the Allies Side!

Via Loch Ness Mystery Reclaiming the Loch Ness Monster from the current tide of debunking and scepticism. If you believe there is something strange in Loch Ness,   READ ON

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Professor says he has photographic proof fairies are real

Professor says he has photographic proof fairies are real

Via Manchester Evening News Manchester lecturer John Hyatt, 53, captured the enchanting images of what he says are fairies in the Rossendale Valley.   The existence of fairies has long been dismissed and resigned to the realm of children’s books and Disney films. However Manchester Metropolitan University lecturer John Hyatt claims he now has proof the creatures are real and are residing in the […]

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The Cunning People Who Had A Pact With A Fairy Or Faery

The Cunning People Who Had A Pact With A Fairy Or Faery

By Mike Perry/67 Not Out In days gone by ordinary people, or country folk had a respect for fairies. They seemed to understand how the faery, or fairy had supernatural powers and therefore they were careful to protect themselves from any encounters. They would, for example, never speak evil of them and would often leave food or perhaps milk as offerings. […]

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Was it a bear or Bigfoot?

Was it a bear or Bigfoot?

Via Occult View Until now I never met someone who actually had a Bigfoot sighting.  I always thought Bigfoot sightings were mostly the result of cranks, hoaxes or mental people.  Normal people don’t see Bigfoot. Chatting with a lifelong friend we wandered on the topic of Bigfoot, and he had a personal story.  His experience happened around 20 years ago, […]

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Romanian Vampire Folklore

Romanian Vampire Folklore

By Lon Strickler Several years ago, I received an inquiry from a reader who wanted to know that “despite the Dracula story and Vlad the Impaler legends, why Romania was more frequently associated with vampires when the phenomenon has been recognized worldwide?” I thought it was a fair question so I decided to look at the references available: Since the […]

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Mike Wooley’s Incredible Encounter with Two Giant Big Foot Creatures

Mike Wooley’s Incredible Encounter with Two Giant Big Foot Creatures

By Chris Holly

I have not been one to find much interest in the Big Foot issue for many reasons. I think the biggest reason was that up until now I have not come across an encounter that I felt was strong enough for me to believe that something that  strange or unusual was happening. I needed more than tree knocks and rock throwing […]

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My experience with the Loch Ness Monster – Jonathan Bright

My experience with the Loch Ness Monster – Jonathan Bright

VIDEO By Jonathan Bright 2013 may have been a poor year in number of reported ‘monster’ sightings at Loch Ness, but it was an important year for Nessie fans, as it marked the 80th anniversary of encounters with the Loch Ness monster in the modern era. There have been earlier tales of strange creatures seen in the waters of the Loch, as […]

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10 Weird and Wonderful Cryptozoology-linked Locations in Britain

10 Weird and Wonderful Cryptozoology-linked Locations in Britain

Anyone with an interest in cryptozoology – the investigation and study of mystery animals – will find more than enough to interest them wherever they travel in Britain, as revealed by the following selection of fascinating examples. Dr. Karl Shuker is a zoologist who is internationally recognised as a world expert in cryptozoology (the scientific investigation of mystery animals whose existence or […]

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