Category: Cryptozoology

Yowie found in Douglas cave?

Yowie found in Douglas cave?

By Boyd Robertson/TourismPortDouglas A local adventurer has captured footage of what he says is a mythical creature called a ‘Nephilim’ deep within a cave somewhere in Douglas Shire.  The footage, viewable here, comes after sightings of a ‘yowie’ creature reported on the front page of the Port Douglas Gazette last week. The Nephilim Hunter, as he is known, delved deep into the cave […]

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The Pamir ‘Snowman’

The Pamir ‘Snowman’

By Lon Strickler/Phantoms&Monsters There has been a renewed interest in the ‘wildmen’ of Asia…probably the best known is the Yeti. But there have been expeditions into the more tropical areas of south central Asia as well. In this post, I want to concentrate on mountainous central Asia, specifically those hominids or ‘snowmen’ that are said to exist in the Pamir […]

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Port Douglas on yowie watch after close encounters with strange beasts

Port Douglas on yowie watch after close encounters with strange beasts

By Angelique Patterson/CairnsPost PORT Douglas is on yowie watch after a man reported a terrifying run-in with an unknown creature last week. Sightings of yowies – or bunyips and quinkans, as they are known by Aboriginal people – have been reported since early European settlement and appear in ancient Australian cave paintings. But Wonga Beach man Brad Brown is still […]

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Native Boy Is Ten Yards From Sasquatch

Native Boy Is Ten Yards From Sasquatch

VIDEO 9 year old native boy sneaks up to 10 yards from hiding adult Sasquatch, then take 3 pictures of it with a I-PAD.  A very brave young man indeed, and has the pictures to prove it……

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Crypto Four Corners: Gifts From The ‘Furry Folk’

Crypto Four Corners: Gifts From The ‘Furry Folk’

Via Phantoms&Monsters JC Johnson and some of the Crypto Four Corners team, Leonard Dan & Jack Cary, were interviewing Gerald Bringle, a geologist & Bigfoot enthusiast. He had previously accompanied JC and the team at their study site in the Chuska Mts. of New Mexico. Gerald was recalling an earlier expedition, in the Bradshaw Mountains of Arizona (Prescott National Forest) […]

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The nature and danger of the legendary Kobold

The nature and danger of the legendary Kobold

Via Ancient-Origins In ancient folklore, the kobold is a small, pointy-eared, goblin-like creature with a short-temper and a mischievous spirit. While generally described as well-intentioned, angering a kobold is said to be a dangerous mistake. They are described as spirits that dwell among the living, and can sometimes take the form of humans, elements, or animals, depending upon where they […]

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Are tales of mythical mermaids inspired by a real-life medical condition?

Are tales of mythical mermaids inspired by a real-life medical condition?

Via Ancient-Origins Mermaids have occupied our imagination for thousands of years, originating in ancient Assyria with the legend of goddess Atargatis, whose worship spread to Greece and Rome. In one account, Atargatis transforms herself into half-human, half-fish being out of shame for accidentally killing her human lover. However, in other accounts, Atargatis is a goddess of fertility who is associated […]

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The Man-Eaters

The Man-Eaters

Via Phantoms&Monsters The Beast of Gévaudan is a name given to man-eating wolf-like animals alleged to have terrorized the former province of Gévaudan, in the Margeride Mountains in south-central France from 1764 to 1767 over an area stretching 90 by 80 kilometres. The beasts were consistently described by eyewitnesses as having formidable teeth and immense tails. Their fur had a […]

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Mysterious, mythical albatwitch at the heart of new paranormal, historical festival in Columbia

Mysterious, mythical albatwitch at the heart of new paranormal, historical festival in Columbia

By Marcus Schneck /Penn Live A creature that seems more myth than mystery, and sounds like a miniature bigfoot, will be the centerpiece of the Albatwitch Festival from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, in Columbia, Lancaster County. Sightings of the albatwitch – reportedly a very slender, 4- to 5-foot-tall, ape-like creature covered in reddish-brrwn hair – date back 400 or […]

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American Monsters: A History of Monster Lore, Legends, and Sightings in America by Linda S. Godfrey

American Monsters: A History of Monster Lore, Legends, and Sightings in America by Linda S. Godfrey

Amazon From pre-Columbian legends to modern-day eyewitness accounts, this comprehensive guide covers the history, sightings and lore surrounding the most mysterious monsters in America—including Bigfoot, the Jersey Devil, and more. Bigfoot, the chupacabra, and thunderbirds aren’t just figments of our overactive imaginations—according to thousands of eyewitnesses, they exist, in every corner of the United States. Throughout America’s history, shocked onlookers […]

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