July 18, 2019

What if man’s best friend was the size of a man? Say hello to the Cynocephalus, a dog-headed creature that has been seen in folklore in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. The word Kynokephalos or Cynocephalus is derived from the Greek words kuôn "dog" and kepha...

January 28, 2019

This one is not for the faint of heart. The notorious “chupacabra,” or goat-sucker (ew!) is a monstrous little beast that is known to drain the blood of its victims. It supposedly performs this macabre act through a bite to the chest. Contemporary reports claim the fir...

May 6, 2018

Although sightings of a strange creature in Loch Ness have been traced back to the sixth century, the modern legend began in 1933 when a journalist and water bailiff (a sort of lake policeman) reported seeing a dragon-like monster in the famed body of water. It is unfo...

January 8, 2018

It must first be noted that the scientific community denies the existence of the jackalope, also known as “Lepus Cornutas” or the Horned Hare. Therefore, the DMW cannot confirm that the jackalope is real and secretly living within the country’s national parks. Jackalop...

October 3, 2017

The winged horse is a creature that has its roots in many different mythologies from around the world. There are instances of winged horses in Turkic, Chinese, Norse, and Tibetan mythologies. Of course, the most famous winged horse was Pegasus of Greek mythology.

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August 27, 2017

Sightings of a large, hairy humanoid creature in the northwestern United States and western Canada date back centuries. Native American tribes in these areas named the creature “Sesquac” which means “Wild or “Hairy Man” in Halkomelem, a language of the indigenous peopl...

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