Cryptids

Articles about cryptids

Batsquatch One Of The Many Creatures Of Cryptozoology

 

News Tribune Illustration of BatsquatchGreat winged bats; this is how most people perceive the Batsquatch. They allegedly live in the shadows of Mt. Saint Helens. They have purple skin, bashing red eyes and features that are quite similar to bats. The Batsquatch has never really been associated with

Cryptozoology 101

Bigfoot from frame 352 of the Patterson-Gimlin filmWhat is Cryptozoology? 
In short, it is the study of cryptids.  Cryptids are animals which have not yet been discovered or classified, often crytpids are creatured that are reported to exist but for which no scientific proof of their existence has been found.  You've likely heard of many of these animals without realizing they were cryptids: bigfoot, chupacabra, Nessie, and the jersey devil would all qualify as cryptids.

Yowie: Man or Beast?

Yowie Statue - Image by Seo75 at WikipediaThe Yowie is a more affectionate term for an unidentified hominid that resides in Australia, it is quite similar to the “Bigfoot” or the “Yeti”. There is a research center called “The Australian Yowie research Center”, and its only purpose is to study and research facts about the Australian Yowie.