The Ohio River and its many tributaries are a hotbed of odd (and occasionally dangerous) cryptozoological activity, but one of the weirdest creatures ever to have emerged from their murky depths has got to be this hulking, gray-skinned, quasi-cephalopod, which at least five terrified eyewitness claimed to have seen in during the winter of 1959. […]
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The Fortean Times has posted an article on some of the more bizarre legendary creatures that were said to inhabit the wilds of France.
Yahoo News has reported that in a bizarre twist on natural selection the Balkan states are now home to a curly-tailed pig covered in a sheep-like wool coat now known as a “sheep-pig.”
Known as the “Eater of Dreams” the Japanese Baku is reputed to combine features found on such disparate animals as felines, equines, bovines and pachyderms. (more…)
This vicious predator was said to harbor the features of a wolf, a boar, a feral cat and a reptile, but it was most feared for its gigantic, serrated, ram-like horns.
This bizarre, bison-like beast is said to be able to emit a trail of napalm-like excrement, which it uses to discourage predators.
This voracious beast is said to be the unholy combination of a Unicorn and a white tiger.
This fusion of the American Buffalo with domestic cattle was one of the earliest and most practical hybrids to be created in the 20th century.
This horrifying creature was said to be the bane of Europe during the Middle Ages, and has been held responsible for an untold number of deaths.
A rare albino horse that was said to be able to reproduce the terrifying roar of a tiger.
In January of 2001, a genetically modified rhesus monkey was born at the Oregon Regional Primate Research Center… but this baby monkey was unlike any other on Earth… it was part jellyfish.
Persians claim that these ferocious beasts are the semi-simian descendents of ancient, tusked boars… while the Afghans believe that they are cannibalistic females equipped with razor sharp talons.
These vicious half-canine, half-human beasts have been chronicled in Inuit legends for centuries.