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Mysterious Creatures

Are We Closing In On Bigfoot?
DNA evidence, amazing photos, increased sightings and new high-tech detection methods suggest that we may be close to discovering the truth about Bigfoot.

The Blood-Sucking Creature from Hell
Is there a connection among the various small, vicious, flying monsters that have terrorized unsuspecting people around the globe for decades? Here's what they look like and what they've been up to.

Canoe Trip to the Unknown
A leisurely canoe trip on a scenic river takes an unexpected turn into the unexplained when this vacationer encounters beings from the realm of myth.

The Chupacabra's Laugh
Reports of a small, sharp-fanged creature have been reported since the 1970s, and sightings intensified in the mid-'90s. Millie G. may have had an even earlier encounter with this frightening creature - a terrifying experience that has been burned into her memory. This is Millie's story.

Chupacabra Rampage in Chile
El Chupacabra has been crawling all over Chile in the last few months, raising many new questions about this mysterious creature, and resulting in astonishing claims about its origin.

The Creature of the Dump
Have you ever seen a creature you could not explain? For one junkyard treasure hunter, her encounter with a strange animal is one she'll never forget.

Did Pterosaurs Survive Extinction?
Dozens of eyewitness accounts and a few intriguing photographs suggest that this flying monster, thought to have died with the dinosaurs, might still exist.

The Dump Creature: What Was It?
Was it a snake, a legendary worm or something even stranger? Readers offer their suggestions as to the identity of the Creature of the Dump.

Encounters with Chupacabras
The frightening, ravenous and elusive "goat sucker" has terrorized Puerto Rico, Mexico and Chile for years. And perhaps it has been seen in many parts of the U.S., as these unnerving reports from readers suggest.

Fairy Tale Phantoms
Do fairies, gnomes and goblins really exist? Suspend your disbelief for a moment, and consider these real-life encounters with creatures from the land of make-believe.

The Giant Thunderbird Returns
Today these enormous birds have been seen soaring through the skies of Pennsylvania, and in the past they've even been blamed for snatching children from the ground.

The Hunt for Lake Monsters
Deep, dark lakes all over the world are homes to what may eyewitnesses report as plesiosaur-like creatures. Are we finally closing in on them?

"I Had Bigfoot in My Sights"
A playful game of "war" for six teenage boys becomes a remarkable encounter with a group of hairy bidpeds.

In Search of Living Dinosaurs
For over 100 years, explorers have been told tantalizing tales of living, breathing dinosaurs that still inhabit remote areas of African rain forest. Could they be true? A new expedition will try to find out.

Monsters, Monsters Everywhere
It never ceases to amaze me the variety of strange and unusual creatures that people report seeing. Lake monsters, woods creatures, backyard intruders, river dwellers and red-eyed, sharp-clawed beasts. Here are just a few of the unearthly animals people have encountered from all over the country, including an astonishing Chupacabras sighting.

Monsters, Mutants and Other Animal Mysteries
Mysterious animals seem to be popping up all over the place - and not just in remote jungles or seldom-traveled tropical waters, but in our own backyards. Meanwhile, rural villages of Chile continue to be harassed by strange creatures fitting the description of the dreaded Chupacabras.

No, Bigfoot is NOT Dead
The rumors of the hairy creature's death have been greatly exaggerated. Despite the admission of a major Bigfoot hoax, an unbiased examination of the evidence suggests he's still out there.

On the Trail of the Chupacabras
It attacks in the night, sucking the blood from its helpless victims. Let's follow the bloody trail of the elusive "goat sucker" over the past four years.

Sasquatch: Best Evidence
He may be the best-known - and most elusive - of all cryptozoological creatures in North America. How good is the evidence for the existence of Bigfoot?

Six Weird Creatures You Don't Want to Meet
Tired of hearing about Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster? Here's a menagerie of lesser-known yet equally strange and elusive creatures from around the world.

Skinwalkers
A family trip turns into a horrifying nightmare when, on an eerie, desolate stretch of desert road, they encounter a creature from the dark side of Navajo legend.

Skyfish and Solar Entities
Although they have been captured on film and video hundreds of times, no one knows what these peculiar, mysterious things really are. And you can easily videotape them yourself.

Smelly Bigfoot: The Skunk Ape
Consistent descriptions of this stinky, swamp-dwelling cousin of Bigfoot are compelling, yet the true nature of these elusive hairy hominids remains mysterious.

The Top 10 Most Mysterious Creatures of Modern Times
Hairy hominids, serpentine beasts, and beings even more bizarre and inexplicable have been seen around the world for centuries. Here are 10 mystifying creatures that science has yet to explain.

Unsolved: Flying Humanoids
Mysterious and astonishing accounts of "people" who fly, with wings or without.

"Unsuitable" Bigfoot Conclusions
The Patterson film was often referred to as one of the best pieces of evidence for the existence of Bigfoot, and if it is proved without doubt to be a hoax, many will be disappointed. But hoaxes do not invalidate the rest of the genuine evidence. To do so is not smart, is not fair and is not scientific.

Weird Creatures
Tired of hearing about Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster? Here's a menagerie of lesser-known yet equally strange and elusive creatures from around the world.

What You Need to Know About... The Loch Ness Monster
Seventy years ago, Nessie entered the popular culture, and over that time there have been many sightings, intriguing photos and film, and tantalizing sonar hits. But are we any closer to knowing if this plesiosaur-like creature really exists? Here's what you need to know about the Loch Ness Monster.

When Bigfoot Attacks
If you think Bigfoot has only been seen from afar, think again. There have been many close encounters with Sasquatch. Here are some a
stonishing tales of threats, assaults - and even abductions .

White Monster from the Fifth Dimension
On a dark road in the middle of nowhere, two teenage boys encounter an otherworldly creature - an incident that would have a have a terrifying effect on their lives.

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