The Minerva Monster – huge, hairy bigfoot beast terrorizes an Ohio family

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Bigfoot sightings in northeast Ohio are nothing new – inexplicable bipedal cryptids been sighted in the area for at least 75 years – but the Minerva Monster incident, which triggered a massive coordinated search for an elusive “huge, hairy creature” that stalked the woods and terrified a local family near the town of Minerva, has…

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Strange four-legged humanoid-like creature caught on CCTV crossing UK highway

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In 2007, highway surveillance video from the United Kingdom captured what appears to be a strange humanoid-like creature sprinting across a four-lane highway. At full-speed, the video appears to be of an animal crossing the highway at a pretty fast clip but still-frames from the video call that identification into question. Still frame photos show…

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The Beast of Gevaudan Terrorizes France

From 1764 to 1767, a strange beast terrorized the province of Gevaudan. Located in the modern day district of Lozere, deep within the Margeride Mountains in south-central France, the creature was a wolf-like animal that devoured the local citizens. During the period there were 210 attacks resulting in 113 deaths. Almost all of the victims…

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The Canvey Island Monster

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In August of 1954, a man stumbled upon a strange, lifeless creature covered in seaweed on the shores of Canvey Island, Great Britain. After carefully examining the animal, he was certain it was unlike any creature he had ever seen. It appeared to be a marine animal but strangely exhibited some land-bearing animal characteristics -…

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The Loch Ness Monster (aka “Nessie”)

Mackenzie spotted what looked to him like a overturned boat ‘wriggling and churning up the water.’ Eight years later two separate groups of people reported a sighting and described what the modern day world envisions ‘Nessie’ looks like – a large gray beast with a small horse-like head at the end of a large neck,…

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Werewolves

The term “Lycanthropy” refers to the ability of a human being to undergo transformation into an animal – typically a wolf. The term may also refer medically to a mental illness condition in which a patient believes he or she possesses lycanthropic abilities – again, most often a wolf. In 1975, Surawicz and Banta published…

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Chupacabra

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Chupacabra, Spanish for “goat sucker”, gained its name from the many reports of the creature sucking the blood from farm goats, sheep, dogs, and other small animals. Witnesses have described Chupacabra as an evasive creature three to four feet tall, eerie glowing red eyes, quills or spines along its back, no tail, and long sharp…

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