Tag Archives: cryptid

The 10 Most Commonly Believed Vampire Curses

Vampire afraid of the sun

Vampires are cryptids steeped in legend and mystery which, really, is what Monstrum Athenaeum is all about. Dating back thousands of years, vampires have both terrified us and captured our imaginations. Vampire lore has been cobbled together from the fragments of whispers and dark tales. Hard to verify but equally hard to dismiss, their lore is based on those written or spoken accounts of events handed …

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Wessex Way Werewolf Caught On Tape

Wessex Way Werewolf

Real paranormal videos are extremely difficult to come by but as luck would have it, traffic surveillance cameras on the A338 Wessex Way road in Bournemouth, Dorset, England have caught images of what appears to be the legendary Wessex Way Werewolf crossing the northbound side of the road.  The video, available on YouTube, dates from 2007 but was only uploaded …

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Am Fear Liath Mòr (The Grey Man of Ben Macdui)

The Grey Man

Ben Macdui is the highest peak of the Cairngorms at 4296 feet and the second highest in Scotland. It’s also the home of a mysterious cryptid known in Gaelic as Am Fear Liath Mor, the Grey Man. Eye witness accounts of the Grey Man throughout Scotland and Europe date back to the 13th century when the creature was known as …

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The Mogollon Monster May Be A Cryptid Species Of Bigfoot Living In The Mogollon Rim

1903 Article About the Mongollon Monster

The Mogollon Monster is thought to be a cryptid species of Bigfoot living in the Mogollon Rim area of central and eastern Arizona.  Even though numerous reports have been made which include videos, footprints and even hair samples, main stream biologists still refute the creatures existence. The general description of the Mogollon Monster is over 7 feet in height, bipedal with large eyes that are …

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The Fouke Monster and The Legend of Boggy Creek

Fouke Monster Sighting

The Fouke Monster, also known as the Southern Sasquatch, is a bigfoot-type cryptid reported to have existed around the town of Fouke, Arizona in the 1970s. Often referred to as the Legend of Boggy Creek, the initial sightings occurred in the Boggy Creek and Jonesville areas in the 1940s where it destroyed livestock. Later sightings, which include a reported attack …

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Werewolf Legends of Kentucky

Suspected werewolf print.

Residents of rural Kentucky have long known werewolves lurk in the dark, in the brush, just out of sight. Like all great traditions, the werewolf legends of Kentucky have been passed by word of mouth and told to anyone who will listen. It seems like every native Kentuckian has either seen one or knows someone who has. These stories are shared …

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The Bone Collector

The West Mesa Bone Collector

In February of 2009, a startling discovery was found at the west mesa of Albuquerque, New Mexico. A gruesome collection of human bones littered the area. Police were baffled by this crime, which turned out to be the mass burial/dumping site of a prostitute killer dubbed “The West Mesa Bone Collector”. The body count stands at 11, with scores more …

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Government Investigating the Sale of Blood to A Private Company

Blood sold to a private company during a shortage.

In the face of a severe blood shortage why would any agency authorize the sale of life saving blood plasma to a private company? That’s what the Indian government intends to find out. Is this simply the case of profit driving the State Blood Transfusion Council’s decision to sell the blood plasma or is there perhaps an underlying motive? At …

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Green Eyed Wolf Attacks Good Samaritan Motorist

Green Eyed Werewolf

The report was published in the National Post newspaper and was met with skepticism by biologists. The woman, Dawn Hepp, stopped to help a stranded motorist on Highway 6 on March 8, 2013 along a lonely stretch of road near Grand Rapids. As she got out of her car, she saw a timber wolf (Canis lupus occidentalis) but thought nothing …

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The Adlet – Greenland Werewolves

If the tales told by the Inuits are true, there exists a secret race of cryptids in Greenland with humanoid bodies and wolf-like legs called the Adlet (or Erqigdlet). The first recorded stories of the Adlet came from the ethnologist Franz Boas who heard legends of their existence while visiting Cumberland Sound from an Inuit named Pakaq. The story was published in …

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