Archive for the “Cryptid Canids”
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 8th, 2013
When morning came, they could finally breathe a sigh of relief. The creatures were gone. Eric called Sean, who came over and helped look for tracks. The tracks they did find were huge, with enormous claws. They showed a creature who could walk on two feet. These creatures had been hunting, stalking. Were they werewolves? To this day, nobody knows.
Read: Werewolves in Maine? »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 4th, 2013
His name is John Tice, but people call him Trapper. He’s a backwoods West Virginian who prefers hill people or mountain people over that other term people sometimes use. With his closest friends, Tice travels around the Appalachian region looking for evidence of mysterious, mythical creatures that have lived in the public’s consciousness for generations. His group, called the Appalachian Investigators of Mysterious Sightings (AIMS), is the subject of Mountain Monsters, the new reality series on Destination America.
Read: Mountain Monsters: Trapper Interviewed »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 31st, 2013
“…when it comes to werewolves, it’s not so much the fact that we have reports which is the problem. Rather, it’s the fact that the very mention of the word ‘werewolf’ provokes controversial imagery born out of Hollywood movies…”
Read: Problematic Werewolves »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 25th, 2013
“…Throughout the county of Staffordshire, strange, monstrous and terrible things lurk. Exotic big cats are said to roam Staffordshire’s thick woods. Ghostly black dogs with red, glowing eyes faithfully haunt and patrol its ancient roads and well-worn pathways…”
Read: Strange Creatures of the Regional Type »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 19th, 2013
Saturday July 20th @ 12:45 PM
Cryptozoological Creatures Excursion
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad
Read: Cryptozoological Creatures Excursion »
Posted by: Karl Shuker on July 19th, 2013
The discovery of supposedly blood-drained animal carcases hit the cryptozoology headlines with monotonous frequency (I noticed yet another one being discussed online just a few days ago), accompanied by the usual (and sometimes decidedly unusual) media speculation as to what diabolical entity could have been responsible for such a hideous, unnatural act. In reality, of […]
Read: Why Blood-Drained Carcases are NOT the Work of Chupacabras or Other Supposedly Vampiric Cryptids »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 15th, 2013
“…Bigfoot, wolf-men, strange water-based beasts, wallabies, coypu, armadillos, big cats, weird winged things, and much more are contained in its packed pages…”
Read: Monsters of Staffordshire »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 6th, 2013
Logan County, West Virginia has had recent sightings of a blood-sucking Devil Dog is terrorizing the region. Now a group of expert hunters and trappers are using their backwoods knowledge to catch the Devil Dog and make Appalachia safe once again.
Read: Mountain Monsters: Devil Dog of Logan County »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 5th, 2013
Media of the monstrous kind…
Read: Linda Godfrey: Upcoming Appearances »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on June 30th, 2013
The strange creatures of Britain’s Cannock Chase woods get the book treatment…
Read: Werewolves and the Pig-Man »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on June 29th, 2013
Tonight at 9 PM ET/PT on Destination America:
Wolfe County, Kentucky has a fresh trail of evidence that a 500 pound Wolfman is terrorizing the region. Now a group of expert hunters and trappers are using their backwoods knowledge to catch the Wolfman and make Appalachia safe once again.
Read: Mountain Monsters: Wolfman of Wolfe County »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on June 25th, 2013
Werewolf eyewitness describes his encounters in intimate detail here on Cryptomundo.
Read: Unknown Wolf-like Creature in East Arkansas »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 31st, 2013
Science does not address “supernatural” claims – it must stay within natural laws and can only test that which obeys natural laws. Sharon Hill has a new piece about slipping into supernatural means when natural explanations no longer seem to suffice, especially in cases of “high strangeness”.
She discusses how the Bigfoot community is split between those that think the explanation is a flesh and blood creature and those who think the answer is beyond the normal. Also mentioned is the Beast of the Gevaudan, the Yowie and phantom black dogs. How can glowing eyes and resistance to bullets be explained? Or are researchers going down the completely wrong path.
Read: Supernatural Creep: The Slippery Slope to Unfalsifiability »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 24th, 2013
CryptoCinema from the 66th Festival de Cannes.
Read: Cryptids From Cannes »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on May 6th, 2013
Another week, so it must be time for another Mysterious Universe post from me. And it is! It begins like this… “Just over six years ago (almost to the very week) a deeply strange series of events kicked off in the woods of central England, just a stone’s throw from where I used to live. […]
Read: A Monster Among the Graves »