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Animal Planet launched Season 5 of its highly successful show, RIVER MONSTERS, on April 7. This season promises to take host Jeremy Wade to many new and interesting locations, including Russia as he hunts for legendary mutant fish in the nuclear wastelands of Chernobyl, and Scotland as he seeks the infamous Loch Ness Monster.
A new trailer has been released for the upcoming Australian horror feature, Throwback.
According to the press release, Throwback is about two modern-day treasure hunters, a female park ranger and an embittered ex-cop who encounter a savage Bigfoot-like monster known as a Yowie in the jungles of Australia’s Far North. Throwback is the first feature film ever made about Australia’s legendary cryptid.
A photo of a bizarre, “muppet-looking” creature – supposedly shot in Namibia, South Africa, – recently popped up on several internet news outlets. According to the reports, the previously unknown creature was shot by a hunting party after they stumbled on several of these animals in the “dense jungle.”
SyFy finally sent us a copy of this movie on DVD, which is not timely enough to run in the mag because it’s been out so long already(!). However, I didn’t want you to say ‘I didn’t warn you’ just in case you run across it while hunting for horrors in the DVD shops.
According to writer/director, Nap Bishop, HogMaul is a movie where cryptids, killers, and angry livestock come together in a manic mix of gory, startling, hilarious madness. “It is a movie by horror-loving freaks FOR horror-loving freaks.”
A new set of premium trading cards is shipping today from Viceroy Card Co. For their debut set, they chose the subject of legendary monsters, a.k.a. cryptids. These include Bigfoot, Yeti, Chupacabra, Loch Ness Monster, Mothman, plus many more.
The card set looks to be very high quality and is limited to only 500 total packs.
While on a recent book research trip (I’m working on a follow-up to The Beast of Boggy Creek), I passed through Darien, Georgia where I had the opportunity to stop off and investigate a famous cryptozoo creature known as the Altamaha-ha, or “Altie” for short. Although this particular creature does not fit into the scope of my new book project, I did not want to pass up an opportunity to learn a bit more about the legend and visit a few sighting locations.
When a beastly looking carcass washed ashore on New York’s East River several days ago, it quickly grabbed the attention of locals. The strange animal, pictured below, was discovered by resident Denise Ginley as it lay dead on the sand near the Brooklyn Bridge. Hairless, bloated, and looking like it had a rough time on the high seas, the creature inevitably brought back memories of the famed “Montauk Monster,” a similar beast found on a beach near Montauk, New York in July 2008.
Alleged videos of bigfoot surface every day on the internet. And while most of them are too blurry or obscure to be conclusive in any way, a few at least seem to show something legitimately strange. A recent video shot by a student in the U.S. state of Idaho was intriguing enough that even ABC News decided to comment. Could this really be an undocumented ape-like creature caught on film?