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Destination America: Swamp Monsters

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on August 5th, 2014

Deep in the heart of Louisiana’s bayou, upwards of 100 people go missing each year and, if you ask locals, many will say Swamp Monsters got ‘em. Elliot Guidry and his Cajun crew have made it their mission to track down, identify, and eliminate the threat posed by legendary, deadly monsters like the Cajun werewolf.

#DestinationAmerica #SwampMonsters

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The Best 50 Bigfoot Books: 2014

Posted by: Lyle Blackburn on July 29th, 2014

I’m honored that The Beast of Boggy Creek grabbed #13 on the list of best Bigfoot books of all time.

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Ancient Aliens: The Reptilians

Posted by: Lyle Blackburn on July 29th, 2014

A few drawings and photos from my Lizard Man book appear in “The Reptilians” episode of Ancient Aliens on the History channel. It aired on July 25, but will repeat.

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Anomaly Archives Presents Rob Riggs on Bigfoot

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 24th, 2014

Join us Saturday night, July 26th at the Austin Center for Spiritual Living.

Doors open at 6:30 pm – Lecture begins promptly at 7 pm CST.
Free Event – Donations Welcomed!

Austin Center for Spiritual Living
5555 North Lamar Boulevard, Building D, Suite 115
Austin, Texas 78751-1073

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Beasts of the Bayou: Half Man/Half Alligator

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 17th, 2014

Airing tonight, July 17 at 10/9 PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel
Also airs Thursday, June 5 at 6/5 PM ET/PT

Local fishermen in Venice, Louisiana are searching for “The Parlangua”a half-man, half-alligator creature thought to be responsible for a rash of recent attacks. But researchers believe the incidents are due to alligator aggression during mating season.

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Beasts of the Bayou: Loch Ness Swamp

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 17th, 2014

Last week’s episode of Beasts of the Bayou re airs today.

Airing today, July 17 at 3/2 PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel.

Local fishermen from Venice, Louisiana are searching the bayou for “The Altie”… A Loch Ness type river monster thought to be lurking in the swamps and marshes. But researchers from Tulane University think people are seeing a giant alligator gar fish.

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Discovery: Beasts of the Bayou

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 16th, 2014

For hundreds of years, the marshes of Louisiana have been plagued by mysterious creatures intent on causing mass destruction. Some believe that these creatures are ones of mythical ancestry. Others believe there are more scientific explanations for the increased levels of destruction in the area over the years. Whose theories will be proven true? Featuring some familiar faces from Shark Week 2013‘s successful special Voodoo Sharks, Discovery Channel ventures deep into the bayou to explore all possible scenarios in its all new program, Beasts of the Bayou, premiering on July 10 at 10 PM ET/PT.

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Bird-Headed Fish-Men and Pig-Riding Man-Beasts

Posted by: Karl Shuker on July 12th, 2014

In my previous ShukerNature blog article on Cryptomundo, I documented a remarkable drawing by the late artist Jean Claude Thibault, a Frenchman resident for many years in the Central African Republic (CAR). It depicts what appears to be the mysterious emela-ntouka or ‘killer of elephants’ – a horned aquatic cryptid also reported elsewhere in Africa under such names as the chipekwe and irizima. Moreover, this was just one of four pictures depicting intriguing CAR entities that had been drawn by Thibault (sometime during the early 1990s or late 1980s).

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Terror in the Woods!

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on July 11th, 2014


As the darkness sets in at Ijams on July 11th, the sounds of the ‘squatch will echo through the night! Ijams Nature Center, Knoxville Horror Film Fest and FrightWorks brings you a night of fun and fear as we set out to find the infamous Bigfoot lurking in the woods at Ijams.

Ijams Nature Center
2915 Island Home Ave
Knoxville, Tennessee 37920
Friday, July 11
at 6:00pm – 12:00am in EDT

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The Emela-Ntouka – New Evidence for the Congo’s ‘Killer of Elephants’

Posted by: Karl Shuker on July 11th, 2014


It may be the most famous one, but the long-necked moekel-mbembe, often likened to a sauropod dinosaur, is not the only mystery beast allegedly inhabiting the vast Likouala swamplands of the People’s Republic of the Congo. Less familiar but definitely no less interesting is a second major mystery beast claimed by this region’s pygmies to live here – a truly extraordinary (and exceedingly formidable) creature known to them as the emela-ntouka, or ‘killer of elephants’.

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The Road to Loch Ness

Posted by: Lee Murphy on July 10th, 2014

The idea for this series of novels came from the Nightstalker television series, which many of us grew up watching (Chris Carter’s amazing television show The X-files also found its inspiration in the weekly horror exploits of Darren McGavin’s Karl Kolchak).

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Rothschild’s Lost Tusk and the Non-Existent Elephant Pig

Posted by: Karl Shuker on July 10th, 2014

I first came upon the following crypto-case many years ago when browsing through Dr Bernard Heuvelmans’s book Les Derniers Dragons d’Afrique (Plon: Paris, 1978), and it has fascinated me ever since. Recently, I obtained some additional, previously-undisclosed information concerning it, and which turned out to be something of a conundrum in itself.

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Whither the Water Elephant?

Posted by: Karl Shuker on July 9th, 2014

Whereas the African pygmy elephant has attracted appreciable interest and even more appreciable controversy, both within and beyond the cryptozoological community, a second contentious proboscidean reported from the Dark Continent has received far less attention, but in my view is much more intriguing. This latter cryptid is the so-called water elephant. ((c) Markus Bühler The […]

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Finding Bigfoot: Beast of the Bayou Last Chance

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on June 29th, 2014

This looks like the last airing of this episode, at least what’s showing on the schedule for right now.

Watch to see the Chief Cryptomundian Craig Woolheater recount his sighting of a Louisiana Sasquatch from 1994.

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Southern Fried Bigfoot

Posted by: Sean Whitley on June 20th, 2014

Southern Fried Bigfoot is airing again on Destination America at 6 pm est/5 pm cst today.

#SouthernFriedBigfoot #Bigfoot

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