Archive for the “Sea Monsters”
Posted by: Karl Shuker on September 1st, 2013
Sea monsters can be very deceiving, even when dead. It is well known that the decomposing carcase of a beached basking shark often transforms very dramatically, and deceptively, to yield what on first sight looks remarkably like a long-necked, four-flippered, slender-tailed, hairy plesiosaur-like creature. This is the so-called pseudo-plesiosaur effect. Similarly, when a sperm whale […]
Read: Two Sea Monsters For The Price Of One! »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 22nd, 2013
A series of pictures provided by Spanish Civil Protection on Aug. 16 shows the creature found by residents in the Spanish coastal village of Villaricos. The carcass, measuring four to five meters in length, was in an advanced state of decomposition.
Read: Horned Sea Monster Washes Up On Spanish Coast »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on August 12th, 2013
“Imagine, if you dare, a real-life equivalent of H.P. Lovecraft’s most famous and legendary creation: the great Cthulhu. In the dark and disturbing pages of The Call of Cthulhu, Lovecraft gave a hideous description of the ominous nightmare…”
Read: Lovecraft’s Legendary Monster »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 10th, 2013
Q: How widespread is the belief in cryptids such as Bigfoot or the Yeti?
Daniel Loxton: Much more widespread than the fringe reputation of the topic suggests. For example, when asked “Do you think Bigfoot (also known as Sasquatch) is real?” in a 2012 Angus-Reid poll, 7 percent of American respondents affirmed the belief that Bigfoot “Definitely is real,” and 22% said Bigfoot “Probably is real.” That’s a more-or-less typical response to polls about cryptid beliefs. And that adds up to an awful lot of people.
Read: Abominable Science! Authors Interviewed »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 9th, 2013
The Ayia Napa sea monster is claimed to reside off a popular tourist resort in Cyprus in the Mediterranean. Sightings of the creature have been reported the most around Cape Greco. Local fishermen have named it “To Filiko Teras” (the friendly monster). Some newspapers have said it is the “Cyprus Loch Ness.”
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Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 7th, 2013
Though there are many reported sightings by many people the Sea Serpent remains elusive, its existence still unconfirmed; however, the Sea Serpents unconfirmed status adds to the weirdness and mystery of today’s outrageous holiday. Just be careful next time you’re swimming at the beach, you never know when a fearsome green creature will strike.
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Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 3rd, 2013
Photographic evidence that the monster shark escaped extinction and is still alive today?
Read: Evidence of Megalodon? »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 3rd, 2013
Tomorrow night on the Discovery Channel, Shark Week kicks off with Megalodon!
Read: Megalodon: The Monster Shark Lives »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 30th, 2013
“As long as men have been going down to the sea in ships, they have reported encounters with gigantic marine monsters that have been universally referred to as Sea-Serpents…”
Read: A Study of Sea Serpents »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 28th, 2013
Watch the oarfish video here at Cryptomundo!
Read: ‘Sea Serpent’ Video »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 26th, 2013
Scientists using robot submarines borrowed from an oil rig have captured rare images of a live oarfish – thought to be the source of many “sea serpent” tales in days of yore.
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Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 18th, 2013
This video shows a strange wake that I filmed for 2 minutes. Could it be the Cadborosaurus Sea Monster?
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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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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.
Read: Pressie, The Lake Superior Monster »
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.
Read: Visit of the Sea Serpent »