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Strange Creatures Seldom Seen

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on April 16th, 2015

People see strange things up North, and John Warms has collected stories of some very strange creatures in his travels throughout Manitoba. From well-known mystery animals like Sasquatch and lake monsters to lesser-known cryptids like giant beavers, “beaver ducks,” and “underwater moose,” these tales add breadth and depth to Canadian zoological folklore with plenty of material for cryptozoology enthusiasts to investigate. Strange Creatures Seldom Seen includes both eyewitness sketches and full color illustrations by artist Jarmo Sinisalo.

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Mothman and The Silver Bridge Tragedy

Posted by: Nick Redfern on April 12th, 2015

“As history, legend, and folklore note, there are far more than a few cases on record where strange creatures, and mysterious entities, have been seen in the direct vicinity of bridges. A classic example is a case I have extensively investigated, that of the so-called ‘Man-Monkey’ of Bridge 39 on England’s centuries-old Shropshire Union Canal…”

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Monsters and Mysteries in America: The John Keel Files Special

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on April 1st, 2015

In the late 1960’s the town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia is besieged by a series of monstrous creatures, blood-seeking UFO’s, and mysterious men in black. Two reporters seek answers, culminating in one of the deadliest disasters in U.S. history.

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North American Cryptids

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 31st, 2015

A fun map showing many of the North American Cryptids in the locations where they have been sighted.

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Flying Cryptid Sighting – Kanawha Falls, WV

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 25th, 2015

A Winged Weirdie with a 20 foot wingspan?

Say it ain’t so!

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Team Rogue: The Mothman Investigation

Posted by: Bill Brock on March 10th, 2015

Do you want a chance to see the Mothman? Would you like to stay in the TNT area overnight? We are going to have a FREE Mothman hunt in May!! Let me know if you would like to come out!! If you haven’t seen our video from Point Pleasant where we look into the Mothman be sure to check this out.

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Pterosaurs of the Ghostly Kind?

Posted by: Nick Redfern on March 9th, 2015

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“Imagine crossing the moors and hills of England and encountering what looks like nothing less than a living, breathing pterodactyl! Think it couldn’t happen? It already has.”

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Was the Mythical Thunderbird a Real Creature?

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on February 19th, 2015

Perhaps the most elusive and legendary among America’s mythical creatures is the thunderbird, a giant eagle-like bird with incredible strength. This creature has been reported throughout the Midwest and a particular case in Illinois included a dangerously close encounter.

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More Owlman-UFO Links

Posted by: Nick Redfern on February 18th, 2015

“Like Mothman, the Owlman is a winged humanoid that sports a pair of fiery red eyes. Sightings of the beast have been made – sporadically – in the direct vicinity of the village’s church since 1976…”

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Owls of the Anomalous Kind

Posted by: Nick Redfern on February 10th, 2015

“There are numerous reports on file where people who have undergone UFO experiences report sightings of anomalous owls. And by ‘anomalous’ I mean owls that (A) manifest directly before or after the encounter and in the same location; and (B) seem to be much larger than the average, known kind of owl.”

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Real Encounters With The Mothman

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on February 3rd, 2015

The Fortean Slip Bedtime Stories 3 real encounters with the Mothman.

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“Swift Peter” – The Mothman

Posted by: Nick Redfern on January 31st, 2015

“A woman in Mississippi claimed that in 2013 she saw a large creature with wings that scared her dogs and reminded her of the stories her grandparents told of a Mothman-like creature they called a Swift Peter…”

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Seeking the Missing Thunderbird Photograph

Posted by: Karl Shuker on December 19th, 2014

One of the most perplexing sagas in the fascinating chronicles of cryptozoology is the long-running search for the thunderbird photograph, supposedly missing, presumed lost, for over a century. Here is an investigation that I have conducted with regard to this mystifying, allegedly real picture (which may well –  or may not ever – have existed). […]

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Mothman Memories: 48 Years Ago

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on November 16th, 2014

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Today is the 48th anniversary of the Scarberry/Mallette Mothman sighting, which was the start of the Mothman phenomena and ending with the collapse of the Silver Bridge thirteen months later.

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Boogeymen: Mothman Full Episode

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on November 13th, 2014

In Point Pleasant, West Virginia, there lurks a winged man, with eyes that glow a fierce red, known as the Mothman. The sheer number of sightings has even awed the skeptics.

Watch the full episode of Destination America’s Boogeymen: Mothman here on Cryptomundo!

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