Cryptozoology Archive

  • Tengu ( “heavenly dog”) are a type of legendary creature found in Japanese folk religion and are also considered a type of Shinto god (kami) or yokai (supernatural beings). Although they take their name from a dog-like Chinese demon (Tiangou), the tengu were originally thought to take the forms of […]

    The Tengu Of Japan!

    Tengu ( “heavenly dog”) are a type of legendary creature found in Japanese folk religion and are also considered a type of Shinto god (kami) or yokai (supernatural beings). Although they take their name from a dog-like Chinese demon (Tiangou), the tengu were originally thought to take the forms of […]

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  • Scotland’s Loch Ness may have the fame as far as lake monsters go, but for many monster searchers (often dubbed cryptozoologists), Ogopogo — a creature said to lurk in Canada’s Lake Okanagan — is the most likely and best documented of all lake monsters. For cryptozoologists like John Kirk of […]

    The Mystery Of Ogopogo!

    Scotland’s Loch Ness may have the fame as far as lake monsters go, but for many monster searchers (often dubbed cryptozoologists), Ogopogo — a creature said to lurk in Canada’s Lake Okanagan — is the most likely and best documented of all lake monsters. For cryptozoologists like John Kirk of […]

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  • During the early 1970s, something horrible stalked the small town of Enfield, Illinois. Although Illinois is already home to phenomena such as strange lights, phantom black panthers, and Thunderbirds, something even stranger briefly haunted the people of this town. On April 25th, 1973, Henry McDaniel was among the first to […]

    The Enfield Horror!

    During the early 1970s, something horrible stalked the small town of Enfield, Illinois. Although Illinois is already home to phenomena such as strange lights, phantom black panthers, and Thunderbirds, something even stranger briefly haunted the people of this town. On April 25th, 1973, Henry McDaniel was among the first to […]

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  • The British Isles are a handful of islands that make up the Isle of Great Britain, the Island of Ireland, and a host of smaller islands in that vicinity (Isle of Man, Guernsey, Jersey, and the like). The culture of the Isles stretches back to the days of the ancient […]

    10 Fascinating Mythological Creatures Of The British Isles!

    The British Isles are a handful of islands that make up the Isle of Great Britain, the Island of Ireland, and a host of smaller islands in that vicinity (Isle of Man, Guernsey, Jersey, and the like). The culture of the Isles stretches back to the days of the ancient […]

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  • The Philippines – True stories about Balete Drive, the White Lady, the Aswang and the Manananggal. Ghost stories from this most fascinating of island nations.

    True Phillipine Horror!

    The Philippines – True stories about Balete Drive, the White Lady, the Aswang and the Manananggal. Ghost stories from this most fascinating of island nations.

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  • When most people think of fairies, dwarves, leprechauns, or elves they think of myths and lore from children’s stories. Well the truth is that most of these creatures have very developed characteristics and origins. There are large groups of people who even believe these creatures really exist on our earth. […]

    Leprechauns, Fairies, Dwarves and Elves – An Overview!

    When most people think of fairies, dwarves, leprechauns, or elves they think of myths and lore from children’s stories. Well the truth is that most of these creatures have very developed characteristics and origins. There are large groups of people who even believe these creatures really exist on our earth. […]

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  • Slender Man very well may have been “invented” by the internet, but he’s been a part of our subconscious forever! Like cultures across the globe, the internet has developed its own stories and characters. Generated by the collective web, Slender Man is our nightmares manifested in digital form. Why do […]

    Slenderman & Modern Folklore!

    Slender Man very well may have been “invented” by the internet, but he’s been a part of our subconscious forever! Like cultures across the globe, the internet has developed its own stories and characters. Generated by the collective web, Slender Man is our nightmares manifested in digital form. Why do […]

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  • The Scandinavian Folklore consists of a huge variety of creatures, good or evil, which have frightened people for centuries. They were often meant to scare children, but even today they are essential and important to the modern northern society. In the 1890s, something changed in the way common Scandinavians saw […]

    10 Creatures From Scandinavian Folklore!

    The Scandinavian Folklore consists of a huge variety of creatures, good or evil, which have frightened people for centuries. They were often meant to scare children, but even today they are essential and important to the modern northern society. In the 1890s, something changed in the way common Scandinavians saw […]

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  • Why So Many Icelanders Still Believe in Invisible Elves: How the country’s history and geography created the perfect setting for magical creatures, whose perceived existence sparks environmental protests to this day. Written by: Ryan Jacobs At the edge of the ancient Gálgahraun lava field, about a 10-minute drive outside Iceland’s […]

    Icelandic Elves & Those Who Believe In Them!

    Why So Many Icelanders Still Believe in Invisible Elves: How the country’s history and geography created the perfect setting for magical creatures, whose perceived existence sparks environmental protests to this day. Written by: Ryan Jacobs At the edge of the ancient Gálgahraun lava field, about a 10-minute drive outside Iceland’s […]

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  • Admit it, you still get a chill when you think back to the urban legends of your youth. Every child hears the stories: masked maniacs, ghosts, alien abductions. And they all must be true, because they totally happened to a friend of a friend’s cousin’s girlfriend. Why would you need […]

    10 Creepy Urban Legends From Around The USA!

    Admit it, you still get a chill when you think back to the urban legends of your youth. Every child hears the stories: masked maniacs, ghosts, alien abductions. And they all must be true, because they totally happened to a friend of a friend’s cousin’s girlfriend. Why would you need […]

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