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Weird Creatures and Monsters

What you need to know about all kinds of monsters and weird creatures, including pictures and true stories and encounters.
  1. Bigfoot, Sasquatch (27)
  2. Chupacabra (17)
  3. Fairies / Little People (30)
  4. Living Dinosaurs (16)
  5. Mothman (14)
  6. Sea, Lake Monsters (35)
  7. The Jersey Devil (7)
  8. Thunderbirds (10)
  9. Werewolves (23)

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.

5 Monsters You Never Heard Of
From jungle walruses to gigantic worms, these nightmarish creatures could be out there.

True Stories: Cryptids, Monsters and Weird Creatures
The number and variety of strange creatures that people report seeing is astonishing. Of course, it's possible that they are misidentifying known creatures, but what if only some of these sightings are accurate? Here are reports of cryptids, monsters and other strange creatures.

The Creature of the Dump
mysterious creature, monster, creature of the dump, weird, unknown animal, cryptozoology

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

Monster Sightings Database
A database in which to document premonitions for verification purposes.See submissionsSee submissions

Ramic - The Horned Entity
For this normal family, the sightings of a strange creature began as mere shadows, then became a threatening playmate for their children - culminating in a bizarre confrontation with a thing not of this world.

Blue Beings from the Inner Earth
Cultures around the world tell of beings that live inside the earth. Are they real or the stuff of folklore? Zephanaiah believes he actually encountered these beings on the island of Somoa, where he lives. This is Zephanaiah’s story.

Camping Encounters with Monsters and Ghosts
Yes, it's good to get away from the job and the nagging responsibilities of everyday life. On the other hand, you don’t know what's out there in the untamed wilderness. Usually, it's peace and a recharging of one's spirit. Occasionally, however, it's a nightmare that is so deeply terrifying that it changes one's life. Consider, for example, these true camping encounters.

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.

Creatures of Dry Fork Canyon
High strangeness overtakes four friends in the Utah wilderness, where weird creatures and time distortions fill them with panic.

The Gitchie Goomie Monster
There are things out there in the dark. Things we can't imagine or explain. Humph encountered one of these things on an otherwise peaceful autumn camping trip.

Gallery of Monsters
Photos of crypto creatures, monsters and other unidentified animals

Hunting for Crypto Creatures
They're out there, deep in the unexplored corners of the world. Investigator Mark Mihalko, author of Searching the Abyss, tells about his experiences hunting for cryptids, and offers advice for would-be searchers.

Hunting the Mongolian Death Worm
A British expedition searches for the legendary creature that is said to spit acidic saliva and kill with jolts of electricity.

Monsters and Weird Creatures FAQs

Answers to frequently asked questions about monsters and other creatures, such as bigfoot, chupacabras, living dinosaurs and more.

Monsters from the Shadows of Reality
From reptilian nightmares to lurking gargoyles, they live on the outskirts of perception

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 harrassed by strange creatures fitting the description of the dreaded Chupacabras.

Mummy Sightings?
A Reader Asks About Mummy Sightings

Mummy sightings - Readers are asked to report their mummy sightings
Readers are asked to report their mummy sightings

The REAL Monsters of Halloween
Few really believe in vampires, monsters and witches, but these enduring characters of Halloween and the movies have a basis in real life that is often more interesting than the fantasy.

Rods: 20 Questions with José Escamilla
José Escamilla has caught on tape strange flying rods with undulating appendages. Are they living creatures? From your About.com Guide.

Rods Gallery
A gallery of rods pictures from readers.

Rods - What Do You Think Rods Are?
Readers are asked their opinion of the anomalies appearing in photos known as rods.

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.

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.

Strange Humanoid with Wand
Sleeping man touched by being with wand.

Unknown Lifeform in North Carolina Sewer
An unknown lifeform picked up by sewer snakecam in North Carolina.

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

Woolly mammoth videotaped?!
This video appears to show a woolly mammoth crossing an icy stream in Siberia

"It's a cryptid world," says this new blog site that features blogs by such researchers as Loren Coleman, Rick Noll and Craig Woolheater. With info about Bigfoot, expedition reports, evidence, monsters of all kinds and more.

Bizarre Reptilian Creature
Bizarre Reptilian Creature - Your True Tales - September 2013

The Crouching Creature
Your True Tales of The Crouching Creature - October 2013

Bizarre Sprinting Creature
A bizarre-looking creature is videotaped sprinting across a four-lane highway.

What do you think of the video of the Bizarre Sprinting Creature?
Readers are asked their opinion of video of the Bizarre Sprinting Creature

Dogman on the Highway

Gained Impossible Time on I-95
Your True Tales of Gained Impossible Time on I-95 - January 2014

Weredog Creature of South Mountain
Your True Tales of Weredog Creature of South Mountain - February 2014

Phantom Big Cat in the Kitchen
Your True Tales of Phantom Big Cat in the Kitchen - February 2014

Creature Claws Beneath the Door
Creature Claws Beneath the Door: Small, hairy hands and arms scratch beneath a basement door

Giant Spider-like Creature
Giant Spider-like Creature: A family sees a huge, dark thing with lots of legs crossing the road

Out of Place Mandrill or Baby Bigfoot
Out of Place Mandrill or Baby Bigfoot: Whatever it was, it was a mysterious creature

Black-Eyed Banshee
Friends ascend a mountain on a moon-lit night and encounter a strange creature.

Shadow Demon Dog
Two kids are terrified by a demon dog coming in the window.

Creepy Creatures Near Hell
Your True Tales of Creepy Creatures Near Hell - May 2011

Encounter with Sun Valley Creature
Awakened by a disturbance, Lonnie sees am unidentified, 10-foot-tall creature.

Reader Reports: Encounters with Winged Creatures
There are strange creatures that skulk through the mountain forests, slog in the darkest swamps, feed in the ocean depths, even trudge through the polar snows. Then there are the unexplained creatures of the air – the winged beasties that defy rationality and which science says cannot exist. Here are some reader reports of winged creatures that are not of this world as we know it.

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