In 1962, on a desolate stretch of French road, a business man claimed to have encountered a gang of aggressive, bird-like beings, which not only blocked his car, but allegedly attacked him. (more…)
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Eyewitnesses claim that the Grinning Man is a looming figure who stands well over 6-feet tall. His head is said to be devoid of any hair and his dark, beady eyes are nestled unnaturally far apart in his domed skull. Some observers are so perturbed that they are later unable to recall whether he even […]
I09 has published a listing of what they believe are the nine “greatest” monsters of North America. While I09’s assertions are certainly up for debate — heck we all have our favorite monsters – of particular interest to us here at American Monsters is the fact that they cite our article regarding one of our […]
One of the most fascinating cryptozoological (or more likely than not paranormal) cases of 20th century comes to us from Point Pleasant, West Virginia, and involves a flying fiend known to terrified locals as the Mothman. This legendary being is said to be a large, headless humanoid, which some claim is an oracle of doom. […]
Australia has long been known for its bizarre fauna, both known and unknown, but there are few beasts to rival the bipedal, elephantine creatures that has managed to terrify local motorists, fishermen and farmers… creatures that some say are not of this Earth.
Mania has published and article on the many winged monsters that are said to be fluttering around in the world’s skies.
In 1986, a NASA employee had a horrifying encounter with a winged, jet-black, malevolent monstrosity… an encounter that would haunt him for the rest of his life.
This terrifying cycloptic sky demon was said to be a bizarre amalgam of reptile and bird with octopus-like tentacles and a beak and talons that eyewitnesses swore were made of metal.
This crab-clawed, blood red-eyed, owl-like humanoid is said to have stalked the young women of the Cornwall area for nearly 40 years.
In 1978, a young, private security guard was destined to have one of the most extraordinary — and outright terrifying — encounters with extra-terrestrial beings ever recorded.
Coast to Coast Am has reported a professional photographer claimed to have taken images of what she referred to as “negative energy beings” in 2007.
The Hur Herald has reported that 44-year old West Virginia native, Stephen Summers, claimed to have seen a huge, ape-like creature walking down an electric right-of-way on the afternoon October 26, 2010.
In 1976, residents of South Texas’ Rio Grande Valley were terrorized by a huge, ape faced, winged creature, which — according to eyewitness reports — bore two blood-red eyes.
The Press has reported that a woman from York, England captured an unexplained airborne object in photographs that she snapped while vacationing in Germany.
The Point Pleasant Register has reported that the annual Mothman Festival is slated to take place on Sept.17 and 18 in order to to celebrate Point Pleasant’s own mysterious legend, the Mothman.
Some claim that this creature was a gigantic, headless crow, others say that it was a swarm of carnivorous bat-like animals. Still others insist it’s one of the earliest recorded sightings of a Mothman. Whatever they were, these beasts added more carnage to what would already be the bloodiest battle in the Crimean War.