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Cryptozoology and strange Creatures

Maine’s first International Crypto Con. Dogmen? Check. Bigfoot? You bet.

PORTLAND — It starts bright and early with lake monsters and wraps up more than 12 hours later with the first New England screening of “The Mothman of Pleasant Point.” Up to 175 people are expected next weekend at the second annual International Cryptozoology Conference. The first, last year, was held in St. Augustine, Florida, a location picked to celebrate the 1896 washing ashore of a still-debated giant octopus or 5-ton blob of blubber. This year, it’s steps from Portland’s International Cryptozoology Museum. Museum Director Loren Coleman said attendees have registered from as far away as California and British Columbia. …

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Two Women See ‘Bigfoot’ After Florida’s Hurricane

CEDAR KEY, Fla. — Two women in Florida claim they saw an unidentified bipedal creature. The two sisters said they were driving in daylight north of Cedar Key one week after hurricane Hermine on September 11, 2016 when they spotted the bigfoot-like creature crossing the highway. The surrounding area was reportedly flooded with standing water as a result of the hurricane. “We were just coming out of the curve when we saw it. It turned to look at us, then it disappeared into the woods,” the sisters told BFRO investigator Sybilla Irwin. The eyewitnesses described it as a large 8-foot-tall creature …

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Zoocryptage Artists Introduce Strange New Species to Biarritz

The picturesque town of Biarritz, ‘The Pearl of the Basque Country” is a magnet for summer vacationers who come for the surf, the seafood, and the enticing mix of old-school glamour and laid back bohemia. This summer, visitors wandering the central Place de Sainte-Eugénie discover a large sign featuring an image by contemporary Cameroonian artist Barthélémy Toguo. Toguo is one of 26 artists exhibiting in the crypt of the century-old Sainte-Eugénie Cathedral. The exhibition “Zoocryptage” is curated by Clara Djian & Nicolas Leto of Espace Topographie de L’art in Paris, in response to an invitation extended by Alain Fourgeaux, Director …

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NC mom claims she invented a spray she says will attract any Bigfoot within a mile and a half

NC mom claims she invented a spray she says will attract any Bigfoot within a mile and a half The nation’s endless search for proof of Bigfoot’s existence may soon come to an end. A North Carolina-based wife and mother has home brewed a spray that she says can attract any Bigfoot within a mile and a half. Sold at $7 a bottle, the “environmentally friendly” Bigfoot Juice also doubles as a bug spray, said creator Allie Megan Webb, who runs Happy Body Care out of Marion. She created it sitting at her kitchen table. “How do you know it …

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Mysterious eyeless sea creature with razor-sharp teeth and a tail washes up on a Texas beach after Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey didn’t just displace people, it displaced sea creatures too. Last week, Preeti Desai of the National Audobon Society took to Twitter for help identifying a mysterious creature she found washed onto a Texas City beach after Hurricane Harvey. The apparently eyeless dead animal sported a mouth of razor-sharp teeth and a large cylinder-shaped body. On first glance it looked like something from the deep sea to me,’ Desai said. ‘My initial thought was it might be a sea lamprey but when I got close I realized there was no way that was what it was, particularly based on …

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UFOs Flying Over Bristol: Alien Invasion, Or Simple Explanation?

A recent story in Bristol has caught the attention of alien hunters all around the Web. Two separate UFO sightings were captured by Bristol locals. What’s interesting is that in both video clips, the footage appears to show the same light source. While some believe the UFOs are evidence that an alien invasion is about to occur, experts at the Bristol Society for Paranormal Research Investigation (BSPRI) believe it has nothing to do with extraterrestrial beings. The Footage Of Both UFO Sightings Sighting #1: Captured In Fishponds, Bristol The first unidentified flying object sighting occurred in Fishponds, and was filmed …

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South Carolina Man Witnesses Two Red ‘Bigfoot’ Creatures

PACOLET, S.C. — A man in Spartanburg County claims he saw Bigfoot twice. The man reporting the sighting, Pacolet resident Charles MacDougall, told Cryptozoology News on Tuesday that he was out in the woods when he saw the creatures. “I was hunting last deer season. When I saw it the first time I was totally astounded and thought I was seeing things,” said MacDougall, who also provided a phone number to talk about the event. The man explains that a few weeks later, the Bigfoot creature showed up again. “It was in the same area. I was so shocked I didn’t …

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Colorado Man Reports Two ‘Bigfoot’ Sightings

CONIFER, Colo. — A plant manager in Colorado claims he saw two gorilla-like creatures. 54-year-old Tony Pirotelli, who also provided a series of pictures and video containing tracks of the alleged primate, says the sightings took place inside his family property. “I was taking the dogs, who were very frighten, to do their business at night,” he told Cryptozoology News. “It started with the early January footprints and then, a few months later, I noticed something at 2 in the morning.” The first time he encountered the creature, the man reportedly spotted a pair of white eyes, then the clear …

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‘Reptilian Humanoid’ Encounter Reported in California

COLUSA, Calif. — A woman in northern California says she saw a shape-shifting reptilian humanoid. The woman, whose name was kept anonymous, claimed that she was sitting on her house’s door step with her dog when the encounter took place. “I saw a man walking up the sidewalk at 3 a.m., smoking a cigarette by holding it under, like an European, and one arm behind his back, as he past me he nodded, and so did I. I thought it strange being so late, he walked around the corner and was gone,” she told MUFON about the 2014 encounter. The …

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Judge John Hodgman on Paranormal Taxonomy

Photo Liz writes: I believe that the Loch Ness Monster and the Chupacabra are monsters, but ghosts are not. My friend believes that because ghosts are undead, they should be considered monsters. Please put this dispute to rest. ‘‘Monster’’ has connoted enormity and a certain savage verve since the 14th century, whereas ‘‘ghost’’ connotes a kind of sad floating around in corners. As no less an authority than Loren Coleman, director of the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Me., put it: ‘‘Ghosts are not monsters. ‘Monsters’ are alive and may be biological.’’ This posits the possibility that monsters can become …

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