Category Archives: Cryptozoology

Monster Earthworm Breaks UK Record

00 A giant earthworm called Dave has made his way into the record books after growing to the size of a small snake. The 40cm (15.7in) annelid, weighing 26g, is the largest earthworm ever found in the UK. He was spotted by Paul Rees from Widnes, Cheshire in his vegetable patch and named by his… Read More »

The Crab on Mars

00    THE Mars Curiosity Rover has taken a strange image that has left space enthusiasts captivated. Captured by NASA, the image shows a crab-like object on the surface of the red planet. Since emerging online, social media has been abuzz with users claiming the finding is proof of alien life. However, scientists have been… Read More »

The pink fairy armadillo of Argentina.

00 … in the deserts of Argentina. Here dwells the remarkable pink fairy armadillo (Chlamyphorus truncatus), a 5-inch-long, quarter-pound critter with a rosy shell atop silky white hair. This smallest of all armadillos spends almost its entire life burrowing through the earth, hunting various invertebrates and chewing up plant matter. It is a rarely seen,… Read More »

Giant snotty jellyfish invades Tasmania

00 A previously unidentified species of giant jellyfish is invading southern Tasmania this summer, baffling scientists after one of the animals washed up on the beach. And watch out – the new species is described as being a type of “snotty”. The Lim family were collecting shells on a beach in Howden, south of Hobart,… Read More »

92 Years of Bigfoot Sightings Map

00 A Bigfoot sighting in Washington state. Sasquatch “evidence” in Pennsylvania. For years the legendary giant, hairy man-like creature has been, apparently, spotted. And yet, conclusive, scientific evidence has not been able to pin down the elusive character. Josh Stevens, a geographic information scientist, cartographer and PhD candidate at Pennsylvania State University, said “every now… Read More »

USM: Unidentified Sea Monster

00 The Spanish Villaricos: a week ago a strange creature washed up on the beach. It is about four meters long. … Messages about the nature surfaced quickly in Spanish media, where it was called a sea dragon, a kind of Loch Ness monster or a mutated fish. via HLN Giant eel?

Bigfoot-Shaped Rock Is A Rock, Not A Bigfoot Fossil Skull

00 Man Believes He Found Fossilized Bigfoot Head Standard-Examiner This story has given us the most amusing quote we’ve heard all week and yes, we realize it’s only Monday. From Kenneth Carpenter, director of paleontology at Utah State University: “I’ll admit that it is the most head-like rock I have seen.” This statement was in… Read More »

This is What a Bald Raccoon Looks Like

00 If you wonder what hairless raccoon would look like, here’s the answer. This poor raccoon has lost its hair over the course of a few months, and now looks like a new species. Redditor Oafah says he was spotted in Toronto and had lost his hair over the winter: “A friend of a friend… Read More »

Video: Giant squid filmed in its natural environment : Nature News & Comment

00 Ocean explorers have finally achieved one of their most alluring but elusive goals: video footage of the legendary giant squid (Architeuthis dux)in its natural deep-sea habitat. Scientists say that the spectacular film, captured during an expedition off Japan’s Ogasawara archipelago, answers enduring questions about the enigmatic invertebrate. The 6-week mission was funded by the… Read More »

Albino-like Bald Eagle Spotted in Washington State

00 Talk about an odd bird–a bald eagle with white spots has been seen in Washington State. Photographers Chris Teren and Traci Walter snapped the bird feeding on the Nooksack River, near Bellingham (map), on January 6. (Also see “‘White,’ Albino-like Penguin Found in Antarctica.”) “It was chaotic, with eagles flying and calling everywhere, then… Read More »

The Clear Face of Bigfoot? Screens from Secretive Sasquatch Project Leak

00 Is this the face of a bigfoot? Have frames from the infamously secretive Erickson Project video leaked, showing Bigfoot’s face in the most compelling evidence since the Patterson film? Maybe. A screen capture allegedly grabbed from the infamous Matilda footage claims to show Bigfoot s face A screen allegedly grabbed from the “Matilda” video… Read More »

Bizarre poodle moth

00 A Venezuelan poodle moth is mystifying researchers, baffling the internet, and confusing everyone at a first casual glance. The insect, seemingly a blend of a large moth and a bright, fluffy white poodle, was discovered in 2009 and may be a new species. The Venezuelan poodle moth was first captured on film by Dr.… Read More »

‘Yeti hairs’ examined

00 The hunt for the mysterious Yeti – otherwise known as the Abominable Snowman – has frustrated scientists for decades. Yesterday, scientists at Oxford Brookes University joined in the hunt after being given a number of hair strands taken from what is purported to be a Yeti-like creature in India. The Brookes boffins used high-powered… Read More »

New York Baby bigfoot video

00 New York Baby bigfoot video “The cameraman who shot this footage, Doug Pridgen, was videotaping a man talking beside a campfire at dusk. The relevant action can be seen in the trees approximately 100 feet behind that person. It’s shakey footage but the relevant things are unmistakeable. Neither the cameraman nor any of the… Read More »

Bigfoot expo shines light on hairy mystery

00 Hundreds gather in Texas to discuss Sasquatch sightings. “… there have been more than 2,550 seemingly credible Bigfoot sightings reported in North America the past century, according to Christopher L. Murphy’s 2004 book ?Meet the Sasquatch.? … Colyer and others estimate that about 2,000 are in North America today, reclusive nocturnal animals living in… Read More »

Giant Squid are real! Scientists Observe Live Giant

00 Yet another crazy theory turns out to be true. Since at least the 1860’s skeptics have ridiculed people for their belief in the giant squid. “No serious scientist could believe in such a creature.” You might want to pay closer attention to people’s reports of strange creatures. “When a nearly 6-meter-long (19 foot) tentacle… Read More »

Bigfoot Captured? Bigfoot Invisible?

00 “First hour guest, cryptozoologist Loren Coleman reacted to Tom Biscardi’s Bigfoot hunt. On Friday night’s program, Biscardi claimed his group had captured one of the creatures and he would be presenting photos of it on Monday. ” … more Remember, extraordinary claims demand extraordinary proof. No pics or video of something like this in… Read More »

Ugliest dog contest winner is not a Chupacabra

00 “Sam, the above-pictured canine, is a 14-year-old pedigreed Chinese crested owned by Susie Lockheed of Santa Barbara, California. In June 2005, Sam won the “World’s Ugliest Dog” title at the Sonoma-Marin Fair contest for the third consecutive year.” – snopes  

Dragons in skies over Tibet?

00 “A photo of two peculiar dragon-shaped objects taken from a plane flying over Tibet’s Himalayas piqued many users’ interest when displayed on a Chinese website. The photographer is an amateur. On June 22, 2004, the photographer went to Tibet’s Amdo region to attend the Qinghai-to-Xizang Railroad laying ceremony, and then took a plane from… Read More »

Living Dinosaurs Seen in Modern Times?

10 These are great photos, but I think you’d be right to suspect photoshop or other shenanigans. Are Living Dinosaurs Seen in Modern Times? “Reports of strange flying reptiles, some quite large, have continued well into modern times. As we shall see, reports of pteranodons, dragons, thunderbirds, and other similar monsters, are relatively common. …… Read More »

Real Ligers and Tigons

00 “The 10ft Liger who’s still growing… He looks like something from a prehistoric age or a fantastic creation from Hollywood. But Hercules is very much living flesh and blood – as he proves every time he opens his gigantic mouth to roar. Part lion, part tiger, he is not just a big cat but… Read More »

The Popo Bawa, a Lustful Bat-Like Ogre.

00 (reuters). The Popo Bawa, a Lustful Bat-Like Ogre. The Popo Bawa is “a bat-like ogre said to prey on men, women and children. … for superstitious Zanzibaris a visit from the sodomising gremlin is no joke. Although no one ever has seen it, belief in the monster and his unnatural lust is so strong… Read More »

Reader Comments: Chupacabra

00 Yo, I am a veterinarian in northern minnesota and I have two of these type of creatures in my practice. They are dogs suffering from genetic skin mutations. Many dogs which have “blue” coats, like some Samoyeds, some Dobermans, and others can throw dangerous genetic skin mutations which will make the animal hairless. In… Read More »

Latest Bigfoot video.

00 (canoe) Wednesday on A CURRENT AFFAIR. The latest Bigfoot video. Foremost Bigfoot expert Matthew Moneymaker of the Bigfoot Field Research Group Matthew Moneymaker testified to the videotapes’ apparent authenticity. ?It leans toward being not a human, and when it’s not a human and it does not fit the description of things people see in… Read More »

What exactly was the “Dover Demon”?

00 The bizarre tale begins at 10:30 p.m. on April 21 as three 17-year-olds, Bill Bartlett, Mike Mazzocca and Andy Brodie, are driving north on Farm Street. Bartlett, who’s behind the wheel of a Volkswagen, spots something creeping along a low wall of loose stones on the left side of the road. At first he… Read More »

Electricity Spitting Mongolian Death Worm?

00 Scientists search for Mongolian Death Worm Attempt to confirm existence of legendary beast. Mongolian nomads have made extraordinary claims about the animal, reporting that the death worm can spit a corrosive yellow saliva that acts like acid and that they have the ability to generate blasts of electricity powerful enough to kill a full… Read More »

The Aye-Aye.

00 (guardian). The Aye-Aye. Here is a story about a real gremlin, found linked from americanmonsters.com. Thanks to Anthony for the link! Google search the aye-aye. The aye-aye is a creature thought so ugly that in its native jungle superstitious villagers beat it to death – but it has become the pride and joy of… Read More »

New Bigfoot Video Alleged.

00 New Bigfoot Video Alleged. (Video remains private for now…) “Residents have been flocking to Georgina Henry’s house to watch two minutes and 49 seconds of video shot by her son, Bobby Clarke, on the banks of the Nelson River shortly after dawn Saturday morning. “It’s pictures of Bigfoot,” she said. “It’s black and it’s… Read More »

Deep sea hoax photos?

00 A reader commented about my previous strange deep sea creatures news: “Phuket deep sea creatures found on the seaside after the tsunami.” As a former student in marine biology, I’ve found it weird, most of these species belonging to bathypelagic depth… Hmm… It’s a hoax, please check it at: http://www.practicalfishkeeping.co.uk/pfk/pages/item.php?news=546 However, the PHOTOS ARE… Read More »

Rancher Dissatisfied with Chupacabra DNA Results.

00 (woai) Rancher Dissatisfied with Chupacabra DNA Results.“Remember the Elmendorf Beast? That mystery animal a rancher shot dead on his property in South Bexar County? The man who found it is hoping to get new DNA results. Devin MacAnally says he has received the results of a DNA test, but he won’t reveal them. He… Read More »

Giant Eel in Melbourne Australia Frightens Tourist.

00 “The eel, which is said to be at least three metres long with a head the size of a football, has been scaring fishermen at Tommy Finn’s trout farm. Farm manager Gary Wales says an Irish tourist got the fright of his life when he encountered the eel early this morning.” There are some… Read More »

Hobbits: Discovery of Homo floresiensis

00 The Top Cryptozoology Stories of 2004. By Loren Coleman, author of Bigfoot! The Discovery of Homo floresiensis The story is as remarkable as the finding of the first coelacanth, the 65 million year extinct “living fossil” found off Africa in 1938. The biggest story in anthropology for 2004 may become the event of the… Read More »

Chupacabra Movie: Fiction.

00 It was just a matter of time. Someone has turned the real chupacabra into a Hollywood movie monster. “CHUPACABRA: DARK SEAS (Sci Fi) – The original telefilm has been slated to premiere on Saturday, January 29 at 9:00/8:00c. Here’s how the network’s press materials describe the project: “A team of hunters captures a live… Read More »

Chupacabra. A cover up?

00 A comment I think may be bogus: (woai.com) “The first round of DNA tests on the Elmendorf beast came back inconclusive because the animal had been dead for too long.” Okay, to test the Elmendorf beast, biologists dug up bone fragments. If being dead for a long time messes up DNA tests, how is… Read More »

Chupacabra is not a Coyote with Mange

00 Here’s an interesting clue about the chupacabra. I found this quote about mange interesting regarding the Elmendorf beast: “Stacy spent twenty years working with a veterinarian and as a zookeeper for five years, so some of her expertise came in handy on this visit. She debunked the mange theory. ‘This was not a secondary… Read More »

Chupacabra found and killed.

00 Here are a few more close up pictures of the mouth of the Lufkin, Texas chupacabra. See our chupacabra article for more. You really can see a line of hair down this one’s back in the last photo. Sad that they shot and killed it. Better to trap one so it could be examined… Read More »