Cryptids

This section is to aid by providing basic information in identifying creatures not recognized by science to exist or known to be extinct. These creatures are often referred as cryptids and believed to only live in legends, myths, fossils or history books but disputed by periodic sightings along with controversial evidence to be an undiscovered or surviving species.

Alien Big Cats are sightings of large predatory cats such as lions, panthers and cougars within the countryside of Britain. This phenomenon falls within the realms of cryptozoloogy, as the reports remain unconfirmed and the creatures continue to be evasive. The cats are believed to be either abandoned exotic pets or escaped zoo animals.

Bigfoot, also referred as Sasquatch, is an ape like creature reported to inhabit the forest of the western coast of North America. The creature has been sighted for over a century, as eye witness reports describing it as 6 to 9 feet tall, bipedal and hairy. Physical evidence collected over the years to support Bigfoot’s existence has been footprint casts along with hair samples.

Chupacabra, also know as the goat sucker, was first reported during the 1990s and been sighted throughout most the Americans. The creature is described as a small animal, with spikes running down the back and is believed to be killing off small livestock by draining their blood.

Kraken is a legendary sea monster described as a large, octopus like creature, capable of attacking and sinking any ocean going vessel. The monster has been fear for centuries and blamed for missing or sunken ships. Current stories of Kraken may actually be based on pass encounters with the architeuthidae or the giant squid.

Loch Ness monster, also known as Nessie, is a lake monster believe to inhabit Loch Ness in Scotland. The creature has been sighted over the centuries, but did not gain global interest till the 1930s. Many believe Nessie to be an ancient water dwelling creature, such as a pterosaurs, Current evidence to support the monster existence has been eye witness testimony, photographs, underwater images and sonar.

Mongolian Death Worm is described as a red, thick bodied worm, between 3 to 5 feet in length to inhabit the Gobi Desert. The creatures is believed by locals to dangerous, as it can spray an acidic venom capable of killing a human being. Sightings and reports of the worms remain disputed and unconfirmed.

Ogopogo or Naitaka, is a lake monster believed to inhabit Okanagan Lake in British Columbia, Canadian. The creature has been described as a serpent, ranging between 40 to 60 feet. The first reports of Ogopogo came from local natives since the 1800s and sightings continue to this day. Unclear photos and videos are the only evidence to support its existence.

Owlman was first sighted within the village of Mawnan Cornwall. in Britain, during the 1970s. The creature is described to be a owl, about the size of man, with large glow read eyes. There was been other reports of the Owlman over the years.

Skunk Ape is a creature believed to inhabit the forests and swaps of the Florida. It has been described to be hairy, ape-like creature, similar to Bigfoot whose presence is accompanied by a strong foul odour which it is named for. Sightings of the Skunk Ape started as early as the 1960s and became more frequent in the 1970s.

Thunderbird is a large, bird like creature described within Native lore whose enormous wings causes thunder. Over the centuries, there has been sightings of a large birds throughout North America which Thunderbird was used to label them. These creatures on several incidents were described as a pterodactyl.

Winged humanoids are flying creatures possessing humanoid bodies with either bat-like or feathered wings. They have been reported for thousands of years, from the Greek myths of harpies to modern sightings of the Jersey’s Devil. Explanation of these creature ranged from alien experimentation to beings of supernatural origins. The Mothman, New Jersey’s Devil and Owlman are but a few of the cryptids to fall under the classification of winged humanoids.