Bake-kujira the Vengeful Whale Spirit

Bake-kujira the Vengeful Whale Spirit Bake-kujira are one interesting type of creature from the land of the rising sun. And yes, I am talking about Japan. You know how much I love their folklore and monsters. This definitely falls under the category of monster that I love. Bake-kujira are whale skeletons that came to life […]

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The Terrible Story of the Pope Lick Goatman

The Terrible Story of the Pope Lick Goatman The Pope Lick Goatman is a cryptid that lives in the Pope Lick Creek, where he terrorizes people. Its appearance is that of a goat-human hybrid, with deformed proportions. It has fur-covered legs, an aquiline nose and translucent skin. Some people say that it also has a […]

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The Proper Urban Legend Meaning

The Proper Urban Legend Meaning As you now obviously know, on this page we deal with Urban Legends a lot. We have a whole menu dedicated to this. However, you cannot expect to understand it properly if you do not know the proper urban legend meaning. Therefore, let us inform you of this, so we […]

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Willatuk: Seattle’s Sea Serpent

Willatuk: Seattle’s Sea Serpent When people think of Seattle, then probably a couple of things come to their mind. For cryptozoologists it’s definitely Willatuk Sea Serpent. Never heard of it? Do not worry, it’s not really surprising. The monster lived for decades in the shadows of Seattle’s other, more famous monsters. For centuries, the Native […]

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The Case of the Mysterious White Cheetah

The Case of the Mysterious White Cheetah The site io9 hosted a contest entitled Cryptid Summer, and they announced their winner. The pick was a rather striking photograph of a White Cheetah in Africa. The lucky winner of $2000 was Guy Combes, who managed to chase down the rare White Cheetah. I also believe that […]

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Jinmenken the Dog with a Human Face

Jinmenken the Dog with a Human Face The Jinmenken is another Japanese cryptid, and, as with anything from Japan, it’s really weird. It is basically a talking dog with a human face. If you’ve ever wanted a talking dog, then the Jinmenken is the perfect pet for you. These creatures roam the streets at night […]

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Wampus Beast: A Cherokee Legend About Bravery

Wampus Beast: A Cherokee Legend About Bravery As a culture we’ve all been obsessed with the paranormal since time immemorial. Many of them are hiding right under our noses. For example, let’s take the Wampus Beast. This creature lives in the Appalachian Mountains and it’s scaring the locals. In Missouri they call it a Gallywampus, […]

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The Strange Case of the Melon Heads

The Strange Case of the Melon Heads Michigan is full of urban legends and folklore. One of the most popular legends is that of the Melon Heads. This is the name of the legendary beings that live in the forests of Michigan, Ohio and Connecticut. Different versions of this legend offer different origins. These creatures […]

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The Story of the Beast of Busco

The Story of the Beast of Busco The Beast of Busco is somewhat of a legend in Churubusco, Indiana. The legend revolves around an enormous snapping turtle which citizens saw around 1949. They even dedicated a whole month to hunting and capturing the turtle. Sadly, in spite of the hunt that gained national attention, they […]

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Jinmenken: The Human Faced Dog of Japan

Jinmenken: The Human Faced Dog of Japan Japan is home to a great number of very strange folkloric creatures and cryptids. This got to the point where it is difficult to say for certain where a myth ends and where reality begins. Japanese culture brims with fantastical creatures with magical powers. Like it happens with […]

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