Paranormal Pterodactyls In The U.K.?

Imagine driving, late at night, across the foggy moors of England and coming across what looks like nothing less than a living, breathing pterodactyl! From 1982 to 1983, a wave of sightings of such a creature – presumed extinct for million of years – occurred in an area called the Pennines, also known as the “backbone of England.” It’s a story that, in much lengthier fashion, can collectively be found in Jenny Randles’ excellent 2002 book, Supernatural Pennines and […] Read More

Two People Spot ‘Thunderbird’ in California

Calif. — A man in Sacramento County on Friday said he saw an unidentified winged creature. 74-year-old D.R. told Cryptozoology News he was driving on State Route 16 near Rancho Murieta when the incident took place the night of July 15. “It was around 11:45 p.m.,” said the piano technician. “I was driving home from a performance in Fiddletown, near Plymouth,” he added. The Californian claims that he was driving at around 65 mph when the “huge bird” showed up. […] Read More

Romania’s Plane-Sized Flying Pterosaurs Were Aerial Killers

While best know for another flying killer of the blood-sucking kind, Romania was once home to what is now known to be the biggest and deadliest flying death creature of all time. A new study cites fossil evidence that this aerial beast had the neck strength to kill and carry off dinosaurs the size of horses. Maybe you should stop complaining about the crows stealing your vegetables. In some respects, azhdarchids become more mysterious the more we study them. […] Read More

Giant Bird Seen in Wyoming

Thermopolis, Wyo. — A registered nurse says she saw a giant bird in Hot Springs County that he claims was not able to immediately identify. The 35-year-old Oklahoma native, who asked to remain anonymous, told Cryptozoology News that he was driving north on Buffalo Creek Rd on his way to Thermopolis when he came upon the unusual sighting about a month ago. “I observed a large dark raptor lift up off of the roadway,” she said. “I was struck by […] Read More

Newly Discovered Tiny Pterosaur Flew With Early Birds

It has long been thought that pterosaurs – everyone’s favorite flying reptiles – had the skies to themselves until the late Cretaceous period when they died out and were replaced by birds. It seemed logical since pterosaur fossils were rarely found with early bird fossils. That’s no longer the case and paleontologists are redrawing their pictures of what the prehistoric skies looked like. Location of fossil find (a, b,c) and fossils (d) Researchers digging on Hornby Island in British […] Read More

The Glowing Winged Woman of Vietnam

Most people with an interest in paranormal phenomena will be familiar with Mothman. Maybe you’ve also heard of its UK equivalent, the Owlman. Then there’s the Jersey Devil and Batsquatch. They are strange and ominous creatures with one thing in common: they are winged. But, all of them are easily rivaled – and maybe even eclipsed – by the flying woman of Vietnam. Yes, you did read that right. The creepy, one-off encounter with the woman of the skies […] Read More

Van Meter Iowa Monster

For several nights in 1903, the small town of Van Meter, Iowa was terrorized by a giant bat-like creature that emerged from an old abandoned mine. The identity of this mysterious monster has never been discovered, but over 100 years later a new book is retelling the amazing tale and hoping to shed some light on what happened all those years ago. The legend dates back to the fall of 1903, when several of Van Meter’s most well respected […] Read More

The Hellish Monster Flew

Like so many other villages in the ancient county of Devon, England, Widecombe-in-the-Moor has a curious history attached to it. On October 21, 1638, the village church, St. Pancras, was badly damaged by a lightning strike that killed four people and injured sixty-two. It transpires that there is far more than initially meets the eye with respect to this particular lightning strike. At the time of its occurrence, the clergyman was one George Lyde, who was born at Berry […] Read More