Archive for the “Avian Mysteries”

Monstro Bizarro

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 23rd, 2016


All the cryptozoological marvels are here, including Bigfoot, Yeti, the Loch Ness Monster and Chupacabra, along with lesser known monsters like Ogopogo, the Mongolian Death Worm, Jersey Devil, Boggy Creek Monster, Momo, Mokele-Mbembe, Real Wolfmen and many more!

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Mothman, Dogman, Oh Man!

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 15th, 2016


Details about the upcoming 15th Annual Mothman Festival and the 2016 Dogman Symposium.

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Mothman: The Facts Behind the Legend

Posted by: Nick Redfern on May 10th, 2016

If you are looking for the truth, you will find it here.

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Monster X Radio: Animal Extant ‘Terror from the Skies with Ken Gerhard’

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 4th, 2016


Join us as we welcome Ken Gerhard to discuss one of the great Cryptozoological mysteries of our time, Big Birds and Pterosaurs. Whether prehistoric leftovers or undiscovered species, perhaps nothing is more frightening than the terror that comes out of nowhere to swoop down and snatch it’s victim, only to fly off and never been seen again.

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40 Years Ago: Texas Pteranodon

Posted by: Ken Gerhard on January 19th, 2016


40 years ago last Saturday – Two sisters named Libby and Deany Ford were at a pond several miles northeast of Brownsville, Texas when they claim they saw Big Bird.

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40th Anniversary of Scary Texas Big Bird Encounter

Posted by: Ken Gerhard on January 16th, 2016

40th Anniversary of the scariest documented encounter with Texas’ Big Bird! It occurred just north of Raymondville in Willacy County.

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40 Years Ago Today: Texas Big Bird Sighted

Posted by: Ken Gerhard on January 7th, 2016


Forty years ago today – On Wednesday, January 07th, 1976 at around 8:30pm, Alverico Guajardo was eating dinner in his trailer home, just outside of Brownsville, Texas.

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Mothman Memories: 49 Years Ago

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on November 17th, 2015


Yesterday was the 49th anniversary of the Scarberry/Mallette Mothman sighting, which was the start of the Mothman phenomena and ending with the collapse of the Silver Bridge thirteen months later.

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Missing in Alaska Marathon Tonight!

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on November 4th, 2015

Excited to announce another Missing in Alaska marathon runs this Wednesday on H2 Network! Beginning @6pm EST, the six episode event will feature three entirely new episodes, highlighting some iconic Alaskan mystery creatures including Thunderbirds (a topic near and dear to my heart), the famous Lake Illiamna Monster and even Monster-sized Bears. Please help us spread the word!

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The Van Meter Visitor: A True and Mysterious Encounter with the Unknown

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on September 24th, 2015

For several nights in 1903, the small town of Van Meter, Iowa was terrorized by a giant bat-like creature that emerged from an old abandoned mine. The identity of this mysterious visitor was never discovered. Over 100 years later, three researchers set out to Van Meter to shine a light on this amazingly bizarre case. Filled with eye witness reports, historic photos, and current accounts of the paranormal, this in-depth book looks to discover what really happened in the town of Van Meter.

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Missing in Alaska Marathon

Posted by: Ken Gerhard on September 24th, 2015

This Saturday, September 26th – H2 Network will be running another MISSING IN ALASKA marathon… starting @ 6pm EST. In addition to replaying the 3 episodes that debuted recently, they will be premiering brand new episodes…

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Van Meter Visitor Festival

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on September 23rd, 2015

The 112th Anniversary of the Bewildering Week in 1903 celebrated this Saturday, September 26th.

It was a classic rural community that had been carved out of rolling hills covered in thick woods, wheat fields and a winding river when someone first saw something that didn’t belong. The sightings swiftly spiraled from unusual lights acting in unexplained ways, to that of immense 8′ tall creatures with massive bat-like wings. As the nightly encounters of The Van Meter Visitor continued, the creature grew bolder, drawing closer to witnesses revealing more details to the mystery as described with a large single horn jutting out from atop its head, able to emanate blinding light and a strange smell that disoriented witnesses. All the more terrifying…the monster seemed to remain impervious to bullets.

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Guide to Mothman Festival

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on September 18th, 2015


In just a few days (tomorrow), Point Pleasant’s population will nearly double with visitors from across the country and around the world arriving for the 14th annual Mothman Festival.

The festival is officially this Saturday and Sunday with kick starter events on Friday, including a free screening of the “Eyes of Mothman” documentary at 8 p.m. at the historic State Theater and the Miss Mothman Pageants starting at 7 p.m. Friday at the Trinity Christian Community Center.

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Mothman Festival 2015

Posted by: Ken Gerhard on September 15th, 2015


This weekend I will be making my first ever appearance at the famous Mothman Festival in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. In addition to selling autographed copies of my books, I will be giving a lecture about the global flying humanoid phenomenon on Saturday @3pm. Other notable speakers include my friends and colleagues – Stan Gordon, Rosemary Ellen Guiley, Lyle Blackburn, Joedy Cook, Fred Saluga and John Frick… quite a line-up!

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A Manifestation of Monsters is Here!

Posted by: Karl Shuker on September 13th, 2015

I’m delighted to announce that my latest book, A Manifestation of Monsters: Examining the (Un)Usual Subjects, is now in print, published by Anomalist Books. It contains a superb foreword by my good friend and fellow cryptozoologist Ken Gerhard, and its front cover is sumptuously illustrated with a truly spectacular cryptozoological painting by hugely-talented artist Michael J. Smith that directly inspired me to write this book.

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