The Thunderbird

March 28, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

The Thunderbird is considered to be a cryptid bird with “wings so large that each flap produces a sound like thunder”, but generally any bird that is exceptionally large or strange can be mislabeled as a Thunderbird. At times they

The Wendigo

March 28, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

The Wendigo is a terrible spirit in Native American culture, specifically those of the Cree, Ojibwe, Innu, and most of the tribes surrounding the Great Lakes. Tales of the Wendigo have continued to spread and now can be found throughout

Taku-He

March 22, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

South Dakota is a rather empty state. Smaller settlements being more common, it is unusual, then to say that South Dakota is oddly devoid of cryptids. The state has a large amount of “haunted” roads, forests, and buildings, but a

Black-Eyed Children

March 22, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

Anyone who is interested in the paranormal has heard of the Black-Eyed Children, or Black-Eyed People. Anyone interested in UFO’s, aliens, and government cover-ups regarding those two things dreads a visit from these little devils. What they actually are is

The Bunny Man

March 14, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

The Appalachian Mountain Chain is the oldest mountain chain in the world. They have seen tens of thousands of years pass by, accumulating a mystique and majesty that has awed mankind for generations. There are many shadowy corners to these

Skinwalker Ranch

March 14, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

Skinwalker Ranch is a property located in Utah. There are a few discrepancies in what the true name of the ranch is, as the Skinwalker Ranch title is something of a nickname, but it is said to be located in

The Beast of Bray Road

March 7, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

The Beast of Bray Road is a creature that is said to live in the wilderness near, you guessed it, Bray Road, which is located just outside of a small town called Elkhorn in Wisconsin. Cryptid hunters have labeled this

Batsquatch

March 7, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

Sasquatch encounters are a dime a dozen really. Everyone has heard of the sasquatch, and if you venture too far off the trail, it is likely you will encounter one of the hairy humanoids as well. But have you ever

Menehune of Hawaii

February 29, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

The Menehune of Hawaii is a very unique type of creature. They cannot rightly be called cryptids, as they are rumored to be a race of people, and yet they cannot really be called a civilization, as their current settlements

Michigan Dogman

February 29, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

The Michigan Dogman is a cryptid with an interesting history. Largely regarded as a series of hoaxes, it is easy to fall in with those who do not take the “legends” seriously. While there is some evidence that could point

Goatman

February 23, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

Nobody is really sure what the Goatman of Maryland truly is. There are many old, old legends surrounding him, from the magical, to the natural, to the supernatural, all stories end in one result: a creature that is half-man, half-goat

Monster Turtle Obojoki and the Van Meter Visitor

February 23, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

Big Blue Pond is a man-made body of water that once served as a stone quarry. The water is a collection of pure rain water, and the place is well-known for its stocked supply of rainbow trout and snapping turtles.

Bear Lake Monster

February 16, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

The Bear Lake Monster, like many of the relatively harmless water-beasts that inhabit the world, has become something of a tourist attraction for the small towns dotting the shores of Bear Lake. Bear Lake lies right on the Utah-Idaho border,

Skinwalker Kushtaka

February 16, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

The most infamous of evil creatures in Native American culture are the skin-walkers. As the name suggests, these beings can take the forms of various animals, sometimes even people. Like the were-animals of European culture, skin-walkers are inherently evil and

Altamaha-ha

February 5, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

Darien, Georgia was first settled by the former inhabitants of Inverness, Scotland. Some of you might recognize the name from the stories of the Loch Ness Monster, as Iverness is the very city where reports of Nessie began and continue

Slide-Rock Bolter

February 5, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

Colorado has had a history with strange, mysterious beasts. It’s not a surprise that large reptiles have always been part of this land’s lore, given that Colorado is home to a good chunk of fossils, some never seen before in

Hopkinsville Goblins

February 1, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

Every culture in the world has tales of mischief-making spirits. In some places they are goblins, in others pixies, brownies, trolls, gremlins, imps, etc. These little spirits live in the nooks and crannies of one home, stealing left socks, moving

The Space Brain

February 1, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

Bigfoot comes up a lot when one delves into the mysterious world of the cryptids. He is the poster boy for the unexplained, the monster celebrity. But the fact is, Bigfoot’s origins are very terrestrial and more than likely exceedingly

Tuttle Bottoms Monster

January 26, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

Bigfoot is everyone’s favorite cryptid. It’s big, apelike, and there are stories of Bigfoot in almost every state or country you can name. There are rumors of government conspiracies surrounding this mysterious being, and, quite simply, too many stories to

Green Clawed Beast

January 26, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

Indiana has seen its share of aquatic demons, monsters, and hairy, Bigfoot-esque marauders that haunt the banks of the Ohio River. There are so many sightings and so many different descriptions and names for these creatures. Sometimes these beasts bear

Rougarou

January 18, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

Louisiana is home to some of the most intriguing lore of any state in America. Home to New Orleans, which is well-known for its very unique practices involving voodoo and spirits, it is no surprise that there are countless ghouls

Maine Mystery Beast

January 18, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

Maine is a wild state. With a little more than one million residents, it is definitely not one of the most densely populated states in America. The state is well-known for its wildlife preserves, game trails, and numerous camping sites,

Melon Heads

January 11, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

One of the most absurd creatures spoken of in modern legend is the Melonheads. The Melonheads are humanoids with massive, veiny heads and relatively small bodies. They are said to hide in isolated places and will attack anyone who comes

North Carolina Sewer Monster

January 11, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

Sewer systems are a popular breeding ground for all kinds of urban legends. New York’s sewer gators, the black swine of London, the lizardman of Pennsylvania, the list goes on. Every country with indoor plumbing has a tale from a

Chessie

January 5, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

The Chesapeake Bay Monster, or Chessie, as it has been affectionately nicknamed by the locals, is a sea serpent about thirty feet long with a body one to two feet in diameter. It is commonly described as sleek and black

The Mothman

January 4, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

The Mothman is a creature of undefinable origin, one of the most widely-recognized mythical beings in the world. The name “Mothman” is derived from the fact that this monster has moth-like wings, though its body is distinctly humanoid. Head-shape varies

The Dover Demon

January 4, 2016 | Posted in WereWOOFS

The Dover Demon is a very well-known cryptid that was spotted in Dover, Massachusetts in 1977. It is said to have a large, melon-ish head with a rather spindly body. It is often mistaken for a cat, dog, or sometimes

The Bell Witch

December 28, 2015 | Posted in WereWOOFS

Anyone who grew up in Tennessee can tell you about the Bell Witch. She is a powerful myth, caught somewhere between witch and poltergeist, that has been used to frighten children throughout the state for generations. Of course, most stories

The Green Man

December 28, 2015 | Posted in WereWOOFS

In western Pennsylvania there are rumors of a ghost… a green specter haunting a lonely stretch of highway in Beaver County. Legend tells that this restless spirit will shut off perfectly working vehicles that cross his path and chase the

Sykesville Monster

December 21, 2015 | Posted in WereWOOFS

Bigfoot sightings occur all throughout the United States, and similar sightings across the seas in a variety of countries. Tales of big, hairy, humanoid creatures caught somewhere between a person and an ape crop up pretty much anywhere in the

Jersey Devil

December 15, 2015 | Posted in WereWOOFS

The Jersey Devil is a well-known mythical creature that is said to inhabit the Pine Barrens of New Jersey, although Devil sightings have been reported throughout most of southern New Jersey and even the border cities of Pennsylvania. The first