Giant squid finally caught on film by team of Japanese scientists!

Closeup of screen grab from footage captured by NHK and Discovery Channel in July 2012

A Japanese team of scientists from Japan’s National Science Museum have captured the first live images of a giant squid. The images, taken from a video, of the silvery, 10-foot-long cephalopod nearly one kilometer below the surface, were taken last July near the Ogasawara Islands, about 620 miles south of Tokyo, Japan. The scientists have…

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The Beast of Gevaudan Terrorizes France

18th-century engraving of la Bête du Gévaudan, The London Magazine, vol. xxxiv, May 1765

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”)

The original Loch Ness Monster photo - "Surgeon's photograph" of 1934.

The earliest report of the Loch Ness Monster, a large amphibious anomalous creature associated with the vicinity of Loch Ness, appears in the Life of St. Columba by Adomnán, written in the 7th century.

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A werewolf devouring a woman

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, 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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The Yeti (aka Abominable Snowman) creature

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Reports of a large, human like creature in the Himalayas have been found as far back as 1832. In that year, B.H. Hodgson wrote in The Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal of a human-like biped that walked erect and was covered in dark hair. He stated that the local people, called Sherpas, told…

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The Devil’s Footprints

The Devil's Footprints

Although documentation is sketchy, we do know that something extremely strange occurred in Topsham England on 02/07/1855. Townspeople were shocked when they awoke to find unexplained footprints covering their yards, gardens, streets, and even roofs of their homes.

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The Bigfoot creature

Artistic depiction of Bigfoot

Bigfoot is without a doubt the most recognized animal mystery in North America. Most Bigfoot sightings occur within the Northwestern United States although the early 1970’s produced some reports out of the Arkansas area.

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