Archive for the “Cryptid Canids”
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 »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on May 1st, 2013
“…upon glancing into the shadowy trees he saw two bright, fiendish yellow eyes glaring menacingly back at him…”
Read: The Cannock Chase Werewolf »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on April 22nd, 2013
“…In late 2012, fear and chaos broke out in the English county of Essex, when rumors spread like wildfire of a fully-grown, man-eating lion on the loose…”
Read: Reviewing the CFZ Yearbook »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on April 21st, 2013
A new CFZ Yearbook is among us…
Read: Published: A New CFZ Yearbook »
Posted by: Ken Gerhard on April 12th, 2013
Since 2004, bizarre, zombie-like canines have been appearing around the state of Texas. Several of their hairless carcasses have been recovered since that time and there have even been allegations that these creatures drink the blood of small farm animals, (in a fashion very similar to the famous Puerto Rican Chupacabras), though that aspect has not been substantiated.
Read: The Monster Hunter: Search for the Chupacabra »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 31st, 2013
The wheel well around the car’s front left tire was twisted and had several punctures that could only have been made by teeth.
The word “chupacabra” — Latin America’s legendary goat sucker — was mentioned by more than one. Lupine creatures found in Romania were invoked. Others posited a coyote-wolf hybrid.
Read: Chupacabras Attacks BMW? Or Was it the Lizard Man? »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on March 30th, 2013
“On 24 May 1996, a bizarre dog-like beast 4-5 ft in total length, but with a sleek serpentine head, red reptilian eyes, a slender 24-30-in neck, shaggy black fur, long hind limbs, shorter forelimbs, and no tail at all, ran out in front of the car…”
Read: A Snake-Headed Dog? »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on March 26th, 2013
“…the Lone Star State has a rich history of accounts of werewolf-type beasts and mysteriously over-sized wolves on the loose…”
Read: Creatures of the Lone Star State »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 14th, 2013
University of Adelaide researchers have found the answer to one of natural history’s most intriguing puzzles – the origins of the now extinct Falkland Islands wolf and how it came to be the only land-based mammal on the isolated islands – 460km from the nearest land, Argentina.
Read: 320-year-old mystery solved thanks to ancient DNA »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 13th, 2013
When someone mentions the word werewolf, images of a full moon, silver bullets, and hairy man-beasts with a hunger for human flesh come to mind. Although not every culture shares that image, shapeshifting beasts can be found all over the world in differing forms. In the South American country of Argentina, a creature called El Lobizon (sometimes known as the Lobison) is spoken of in hushed whispers.
Read: El Lobizon (Argentinian Werewolf) »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on March 10th, 2013
The latest edition of the CFZ Yearbook has just been published…
Read: CFZ Yearbook: 2013 »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on March 6th, 2013
When a blazing-eyed spectral hound is not a blazing-eyed spectral hound, after all…
Read: Creating a Phantom Black Dog »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on February 25th, 2013
“…animal transformation is a recurrent theme in British folklore that has filtered down into folk song and beyond…”
Read: Music for a Full Moon Monster »
Posted by: KryptoKelly on February 23rd, 2013
‘It’s definitely not just a regular coyote. They can say what they want,’ he said.
Read: Goat Sucker in Deer Creek? »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on February 21st, 2013
“Certain of South America’s alleged mystery cats may in reality be of canine rather than feline identity…”
Read: South American Cat or Dog? »