Category: cryptids

Bridgewater Triangle, Massachusetts

This area in southern Massachusetts is about 200 square miles and super creepy. It seems to be a hotspot of paranormal activity and unexplained events. The name was originally attributed to the area by the paranormal researcher, Loren Coleman, in his book Mysterious America. The area has a few landmarks of note. Obviously, the rock on […]

Cryptozoology and Ivan T. Sanderson

Ivan T. Sanderson is credited with coining the term “cryptozoology,” the study of unknown creatures, as we all know very well. Sanderson was born in Scotland but immigrated to the United States and became a US citizen after WWII. He did a lot of traveling in his life, including with his family, and, sadly, his […]

“Picture of Unexplained Creature posted in the Berea, KY gallery”

Unfortunately, this picture is hard to pin down. It doesn’t seem to have a clear origin. The best we could find was a website called “topix,” which didn’t seem to be the most reliable website. The caption on the photo there said: “This picture I took while hiking down from the west pinnacle one evening around […]

Michigan Dogman

This cryptid was supposedly first reported in 1887, though there are some accounts of a similar creature by Odawa First Nations (according to local folklore, anyway). The above image was supposedly captured in 1961, the first physical evidence. There is also a narrative that accompanies the photo but it is difficult to find a source […]

The Monster of Elizabeth Lake

In LA County in California, right on the San Andreas fault, this particular iteration of the thunderbird cryptid was said to be a pet of the devil living around Elizabeth Lake (locally nicknamed Devil’s Lake). Sightings of the creature begun in the 1830s by a rancher named  Don Pedro Carillo who moved to the United […]