2017: Dragon and Griffin Megaliths Dating Back 12,000 Years to End of Ice Age, or Earlier

By The Siberian Times reporter Unknown ancient people left the newly discovered fantastical creatures hewn of granite in the Altai Mountains. This dragon drawn on a rock weighing a staggering 120 tons is believed to be exceptionally old, a megalith designed by a mysterious ancient population about whom we know nothing.   The unique megaliths were located at Mokhnataya mountain in the Altai region, some 20 kilometers from the resort town of Belokurikha. Archeological researchers who found the granite monuments believe they date back deep into ancient history and were put into position by prehistoric people, yet how they did so, and why, currently defies understanding. The heavyweight dragon seems to be the oldest known image of this mythical creature in Russia. It does not appear to be related to the Chinese style of portraying the mythical creature, but a unique Siberian depiction. The Hermitage museum in St Petersburg has […] Read More

2009: Sky Serpents

The flying snakes that terrorized America! Text: Jerome Clark       July 2009  One day in early 1833, a native chief approached two Western missionaries working on the Indonesian island of Sumatra to relate a bizarre experience. The chief, Tam Basar by name, swore that he and a companion had seen a snake flying through the air. Fearing that it was danger­ous, they killed it when it landed near them. When the missionaries expressed incredulity, the chief insisted that he was telling the truth. He added that the snake, 4ft (1.2m) long, had no wings, which to the listeners only made the story more far-fetched. A year later, in January 1834, one of those missionaries, NM Ward, happened to be walking through a forest near the Padang-Bessie River, a mile or so (1.6km) from the location where the flying snake had allegedly appeared. He and a companion stopped to […] Read More