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Category: Cryptids

Featured image for the New Orleans Werewolf encounter by Roy Stubblefield.

Midnight Shadows: Roy Stubblefield Met A New Orleans Werewolf

New Orleans, a city draped in shadows and history, holds a chilling tale. Roy Stubblefield’s life changed here, under a moonlit sky. His encounter was no ordinary event. It delved into the realm of the unexplained, confronting the stuff of legends. The Travel Channel’s “These Woods Are Haunted” featured it briefly. But left many questions unanswered about the New Orleans werewolf encounter. Now, we unravel Roy’s raw, unfiltered story from

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Chupabra - artist rendition of this elusive cryptid

Chupacabra: Fact or fiction?

Introduction The chupacabra, also known as the “goat-sucker,” is a cryptid that is said to inhabit parts of the Americas. Primarily in Mexico and Puerto Rico. Witnesses say it attacks and drinks the blood of goats and other livestock. It leaves behind distinctive puncture wounds on the animals’ necks. The chupacabra is often described as a fictional creature from folklore. Although there are many who believe that it is a real, flesh-and-blood

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in Greek mythology, one of the cryptids is a Harpy, or Harpies plural.

Harpies in Greek mythology

Earlier versions of harpies in Greek mythology describe these creatures as beautiful winged maidens. Later they became winged monsters. Having the face of an ugly old woman with crooked and sharp talons. Greek mythology describes them as the three daughters of the Giant Thaumas and the Okeanid nymph Elektra. Employed by the gods to punish crime on the Earth. The harpies names were Aello (“the Stormswift”), Celaeno (“the Dark”) and Ocypete

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Cryptids section, the mythical dragons

Dragons in mythology

Dragons in mythology are being portrayed in the ancient stories of most cultures. According to the dictionary they were fabulous animals. Generally represented as a monstrous winged and scaly serpent. Or a saurian with a crested head and enormous claws. Also – a monster, represented usually as a gigantic reptile breathing fire and having a lion’s claws. In addition the tail of a serpent, wings and a scaly skin. Mythology

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Sirens in ancient Greece.

Sirens in Greek mythology

In early Greek mythology, sirens were actually prophets and described as having bodies of a bird and beautiful human heads.Some ancient myths say the sirens are the daughters of the river Achelous and the Muse of dancing, Terpsichore the “Whirler.”The numbers and names of the sirens are inconsistent in classical mythology. Homer mentions two Sirens, but only names one, Himeropa (“arousing face”). Elsewhere, there was said to be three three

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One of the cryptids; the griffins

Griffins & mythology

Griffins are portrayed with a lion’s body, an eagle’s head, long ears, and an eagle’s claws, to indicate that one must combine intelligence and strength. The three spellings for griffin are – gryphon, griffin and griffon. Over the centuries the griffin – as with other mythological creatures – has taken many shapes. The griffin has served many purposes, including but not limited to “the vigilant guardian of treasure and of

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