Category: mythical beasts

Chupacabra in Minnesota 2

Chupacabra in Minnesota

Another “mystery” creature has been found dead in the road, and some people think it’s the infamous chupacabra! Speculation is running rampant – people are guessing that it’s all kinds of animals – skunk, wolf, dog, raccoon…. It looks like an unidentified...

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The Yara-ma-yha-who of Australia

No, Yara-ma-yha-who is not a made up word!  A Yara-ma-yha-who is actually a creature straight out of Australian legends. This is a very unusual creature whose legends were first told by the aborigines.  Legends say that the Yara-ma-yha-who is a small (approximately 4 feet...

New Bigfoot Video – Real or Hoax? 7

New Bigfoot Video – Real or Hoax?

There is a new bigfoot video that is making the rounds on the internet of supposedly “brand new” footage of the illustrious hard-to-photograph yeti (aka bigfoot) and everyone is trying to figure out if it is real or a hoax. I’ve watched...

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Boanthropy – the werecow!

We’ve all heard of lycanthropy, but have you heard of boanthropy? Boanthropy is when someone believes that they are a bovine (cow, bison, buffalo, ox).  In other words –  if you were to ever meet a were-cow – you’d be meeting someone...

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Black Dog Superstitions

The Black Dog is a creature that has consistently – for centuries – shown up time and time again in the legends and folklore of Europe; it often appears as an apparition or ghost and signifies that Death is nearby. How To...

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Is the Christmas Goblin a Werewolf?

If you first hear the story of the legend of the Christmas Goblin, you probably will think it an interesting story, but would never think twice about it being related to werewolves. Interestingly though, there are some that believe that there is...

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Blood-Sucking Mermaid: The mamba mutu

In Central Africa, there are legends of a creature called the mamba mutu. Legends say that the creature looks like a half human half fish – very similar to what we know as a mermaid. That is where the similarity however ends,...

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Big Foot of the Bush – The Yowie

Australia has a creature that walks upright, is tall and powerful, covered in fur, and is the reported cause of various animal deaths. The creature sounds much like the sasquatch (aka yeti or bigfoot) for a reason – it is thought to...

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Shape Shifting Seals: The Selkie

An unusual were-animal, the Selkie (or sometimes spelled Selchie, or Silkie), is a seal that can shapeshift into the form of a human.  Selkies are said to be found in the Shetland or Orkney Islands in Scotland. The theories of how selkies...