10 Bigfoot-Type Cryptids You May Not Know About

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The whole world has heard of Bigfoot and the Abominable Snowman (known to the locals as the Yeti), but how many people know that almost every country has its own version of the ape-man legend? The persistent quality of these legends and their appearance in so many different cultures have some believing they indicate small populations of prehistoric hominids who have somehow survived all this time, or possibly an as-yet-undiscovered ape species. As we shall see, some have even stranger explanations. Continue reading

Lithgow panther an enduring mystery amid hundreds of sightings

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Government reports strangely amended, over 500 sightings over 20 years, flawed scientific testing … there is a reason the Lithgow panther is part of folklore.

The crunch of dry leaves, the heavy snap of a stick, a feeling of suddenly being watched as the bush goes quiet are some of the sensations more than 560 people have reported in the Hawkesbury, Blue Mountains and Lithgow area since 1998.

Two accounts have even been regaled since 2017. Continue reading

Michigan Dogman

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In Michigan folklore, the Michigan Dogman allegedly witnessed in 1887 in Wexford County, Michigan. The creature is described as a seven-foot tall, blue-eyed, or amber-eyed bipedal canine-like animal with the torso of a man and a fearsome howl that sounds like a human scream. According to legends, the Michigan Dogman appears in a ten-year cycle that falls on years ending in 7. Continue reading

Bigfoot, sasquatch names, regional names

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 Having watched all the episodes of Mountain Monsters, and wondering how the AIMS team has so many different names for Bigfoot, depending upon where they are hunting I found the following list on the internet, Over time I will try to research the names and add them to the dictionary. Many of the names for bigfoot, such as sasquatch, come from North America and the United States.

The Wood Man
Boqs
Snanaik
Bushmen
Timber Giants
Big Figure
Bukwas/Bukwus
Wild Man of the Woods
Dzonoqua/Tsonoqua
Wild Woman of the Woods
evil seeker
Sne nah, or Owl Women
Tsadjatko, or giants
Skukum
Hecaitomixw, or Devil of the Forest
Oeh
Tsaaloh, or, Giants
Stick Indians
Sasquatch
Windigo
The Hairy Man
Nant’ina
Get’qun
Na’in, or Brushman
Koosh Taa Kaa, or Otterman
Nantiinaq
Urayuli
Miitiipi
Madukarahat, or Giant
Loo poo oi’yes
Yahyahaas
Yeti
Olayome
Oh-Mah
Stoneclad
Nun Yunu Wi
The Stone Man
Kecleh-Kudleh
Ot ne yar heh
Stonish Giants
Ge no sqwa
The Stone Giants
Ge no’sgwa
The Stone Coats
Esti Capcaki
Albatwitches
Chiye tanka
Rugaru
The Big Man
Woods Devils
See’atco
Skookum
Yi’ dyi’ tay
Tsiatko
Seatco
Tso’apittse
Cannibal
Ste ye hah
Splintercat
Yeahoh
So’yoko
T’oylona
Atahsaia
Char-Man
stetats
Nalusa Falaya
Shampe
Skunk ape
Swamp ape
Tornit
Ice Giant
Man-mountain
Chenoo
Gilyuk
Nyalmo
Orang Dalam
Bosjesman
Oo-el-en
Zoobie
Momo
Lizard man
Flint Monster
Kung-Lu
Stick Indian
Tuneq
Massikruman
Chuchunaa
Nakani
Nuk-Luk
Devil Monkey
Honey Island Swamp Monster
No Heads
No necks
Catamounts
Mount St. Helens gorillas
Goat man
Ft. Worth Monster
Fouke Monster
Boggy Creek Monster
Bush Indians
Chiye-Tanka