Do you thrive on the strange and unusual? You don’t have to search far to find stories that will sate your appetite for the bizarre with The Portalist’s coverage of cryptids. If you’re most captivated by American cryptids, then you’ll be transfixed by these stories of the red-eyed Mothman, the cloven-hoofed Jersey Devil, the Flatwoods Monster, and the humanoid Loveland Frog. If you’re transfixed by international cryptids, learn about the Loch Ness Monster, the huldufólk of Iceland, the Cottingley Fairy photographs, and sea monsters that haunt the world’s waters. Whatever your eclectic interest, you’ll find a cryptid to match it here. Bring your camera and leave your skepticism at home.
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