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Cryptids Stories

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.


4 Alleged Mothman Sightings That Preceded Disasters

Is the Mothman a monster bent on wreaking destruction? Or a supernatural force sent to warn of impending danger?

Here's the Creepy Mothman Documentary You Need to Watch Tonight

Because sometimes, truth is scarier than fiction.

The Secret History Behind Steller’s Sea Ape

During the grueling Great Northern Expedition, naturalist Georg Wilhem Steller came face-to-face with one of the sea's most mysterious creatures. Or did he?

Cloven-Hoof Cryptids: Legend of the Maryland Goatman and the Pope Lick Monster

The two most famous goat-like cryptids cause havoc in their respective American hometowns.