True Strange Library

The curious collection of a slightly mad scientist

Mysterious ocean creature sighted over 100 years ago is real

Scientists have been searching since 1899 for an elusive creature named Bathochordaeus charon, the second part of its name coming from the mythical ‘ferryman of the dead’. The sea beast … Continue reading

December 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Monster Earthworm Breaks UK Record

A giant earthworm called Dave has made his way into the record books after growing to the size of a small snake. The 40cm (15.7in) annelid, weighing 26g, is the … Continue reading

November 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Crab on Mars

  THE Mars Curiosity Rover has taken a strange image that has left space enthusiasts captivated. Captured by NASA, the image shows a crab-like object on the surface of the red … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Theory: Chupacabra is a breeding experiment

… Two residents of the Doliver Point gated community near Gessner and Doliver claim to have seen giant footprints alongside Buffalo Bayou and say they have photos to prove it … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

The pink fairy armadillo of Argentina.

… in the deserts of Argentina. Here dwells the remarkable pink fairy armadillo (Chlamyphorus truncatus), a 5-inch-long, quarter-pound critter with a rosy shell atop silky white hair. This smallest of … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Giant snotty jellyfish invades Tasmania

A previously unidentified species of giant jellyfish is invading southern Tasmania this summer, baffling scientists after one of the animals washed up on the beach. And watch out – the … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Drone Built To Find Bigfoot: The Project To Finally Prove Sasquatch Exists Can’t Get Off The Ground

There are two ways to explain why Bigfoot can’t be found. There’s the conventional view–that Bigfoot doesn’t exist–and then there’s what we might call the Donald Rumsfeld view: that the … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment