There may be a monster of Biblical proportions prowling the murky depths of the Sea of Cortez, inspiring terror among surfers and beach-goers and frightening fishermen who catch a glimpse of it from their boats. The legendary sea monster is… Read More »The Black Demon: Prehistoric Predator or Misidentified Species?
Monsters & Cryptozoology
What is Cryptozoology?
Merriam-Webster defines Cryptozoology as “…the study of and search for animals and especially legendary animals (such as Sasquatch) usually in order to evaluate the possibility of their existence.”
Do these legendary creatures and other monsters exist? Read these stories and judge for yourself.
You know to watch out for Nessie and the Kraken. But did you know that there’s a different watery ghoul waiting for you on every inhabited continent? Next time you’re splashing around at the beach, be sure to keep an… Read More »6 Legendary Sea Monsters Lying in Wait Around the World
A report that scientists have begun tests on a 300-year-old “mermaid mummy” to identify its origins, has stimulated an interest in the existence of mermaids in Japanese folklore. Tales of mermaids and their more dangerously seductive siren sisters, are firmly… Read More »Is the Japanese Mermaid Mummy Real?
Loveland, Ohio, about 20 miles northeast of Cincinnati, is known for its beautiful river and scenic trails but what many visitors don’t know is the local urban legend of the Loveland Frogman. While this cryptid may not be as well-known… Read More »Warts: The Story of Loveland Frogman
For millennia, humans have been fascinated with monsters, be they real, imagined, or somewhere in between. The phenomenon of cryptids—animals and creatures purported to exist despite real hard evidence—is a historic and modern example of this monster fascination. If we… Read More »Which Cryptid Would Make the Best Pet?
Fresno, California, is the last place you would expect anything crazy to go on. It’s one of the quietest counties in the country. The Fresno Nightcrawler, also known as the Fresno alien or Fresno nightwalker, is a creature that was… Read More »Fresno Nightcrawler: Real-life Alien or Hoax?
It is a cold night, and the moon is glowing. You laugh and cheer with your friends as you walk down a lonely road under a train trestle. As the gentle breeze glides across your hair, a chill washes over… Read More »Pope Lick Monster the Killer Goatman of Kentucky
The Chupacabra legend took off in the 1990s. During this time, reports of a new grey, scaly, livestock-stealing creature arose. Circulating myths, like recent claims of the Texas Chupacabra “caught on camera,” earned the enigmatic creature its status as a… Read More »The Legend of El Chupacabra: The Story of an Ex-Cryptid