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The Lake Monsters of America

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 5th, 2013

People love to fill in mysterious areas of nature with myths of monsters. Early maps had voids of knowledge marked with warnings that “Here be Dragons,” sasquatches are believed to be prowling the thick forests, and legends tell of strange creatures that might be concealed beneath the surface of our lakes. Here we present our map of American lake monsters, showing the spread of cryptids that might be lurking in the depths of the waters of the United States.

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Mekong River Monster

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 1st, 2013

Interesting video of an unknown creature in Thailand’s Mekong River.

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The Iraqi Afa – A Middle Eastern Mystery Lizard

Posted by: Karl Shuker on November 21st, 2013

One of the world’s most obscure cryptozoological reptiles is the afa – a Middle Eastern mystery lizard briefly reported by explorer Sir Wilfred Thesiger in his book The Marsh Arabs (1964).   But what can it be – and does it even still exist today? Further details can be found here on my ShukerNature blog.

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The Cryptid Factor is Seeking Cryptid Eyewitnesses

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on November 4th, 2013

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Rhys Darby is needing Southern California cryptid eyewitnesses for a TV pilot shooting November 13-15, 2013.

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New Caddy Photo?

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 11th, 2013

Don’t know any background info or the source yet…

Here is what is purported to be a Cadborosaurus photo taken this year.

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Pressie, The Lake Superior Monster

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 10th, 2013

Lake Superior or Gitchigumi (meaning Great Water or Great Lake) is a fresh water lake. It is 1,333 feet deep in places, with an average water temperature of 34 degrees F and is 350 miles long and up to 160 miles wide in parts. The lake is almost an inland sea. It is said to house a lake serpent ,Pressie, named after the Presque Isle River where one of the best sightings occurred.

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Monster Fish Tonight!

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 5th, 2013

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Lured by stories of catfish the size of Volkswagens, Zeb Hogan is on a mission to find out if the legendary giant catfish of the South really exist. Finding huge fish is all about taking advantage of local knowledge, so he teams up with Rusty, a lifelong catfisherman with a thick Mississippi drawl and unique southern charm. Using a massive 7-foot-tall, 40-foot-long net, they’ll troll the waters for a record-breaking fish.

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Visit of the Sea Serpent

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on June 17th, 2013

…about five o’clock as the Steamer William Seabrook,Captain Blakenship was passing Broad River, about thirty miles North of Tybee Light, bound for this city, those on board the vessel saw at a distance of several hindered yards ahead what they at first took to be a floating log. As the boat neared it, however, they discovered it to be a living something, lying apparently still, partly submerged in the water; and as they came still closer, it assumed the appearance so often described by those who profess to have seen the Sea Serpent.

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Animal Planet Kicks Off Monster Week!

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 20th, 2013

May 20, at 8 PM (ET/PT), Animal Planet’s Monster Week is back with all-new stories about the world’s most legendary and mysterious creatures. Monster Week, a week so big it lasts eight days, digs deep into our fascination with the unknown and proves that there are still real monsters out there…

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Scientific American to Animal Planet: Learn The Difference Between Real and Fake Monsters

Posted by: Guy Edwards on May 16th, 2013

Scientific American complains about Animal Planet’s River Monsters and Finding Bigfoot. They say calling fish “monsters” diminishes their majesty and then call Bigfoot a mythical creature!

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Champ vs. Nessie

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 10th, 2013

A case of sea serpent sibling rivalry…

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Monster in Lough Foyle!

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on April 25th, 2013

Ireland’s got their own Loch Ness Monster!

Watch the video here on Cryptomundo!

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Cryptomundian Q & A

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on April 22nd, 2013

Cryptomundian springheeledjack follows up on Nick Redfern’s A Crypto Q and A post with his own answers to Nick’s questions .and invites cryptomundians to participate.

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Jeremy Wade Tackles Classic Aquatic Cryptids

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on April 7th, 2013

Jeremy Wade goes after the Loch Ness Monster and maybe even Champ this season.

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Visit A Lake Creature Near You

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 28th, 2013

Days are growing longer and summer is coming. Kids will be out of school and families will be planning their vacation get-aways. Where to go, where to go. Well… how about visiting your local lake creature.

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