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Mystery: Artificial eyelashes appear, but no kinkajou

July 10, 2017

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This morning I woke up, rolled over, and found what appears to be a woman’s artificial eyelash(es) in my bed. Weird, eh? Do objects ever just appear out of thin air? I think quantum theory says that it is possible. It is more likely, however,  that I acquired it unknowingly at the music video shoot […]

Bigfoot Suit Sold For $2,500

June 16, 2017

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There’s no telling where the purchaser will use the suit, but in case you have a bigfoot sighting, you may want to compare what you saw to this movie suit which was sold Oct 31, 2016 in Henderson, Texas.  The movie release date was 18 July 2016. Handcrafted Bigfoot Creature Suit and Silicone Mask This is a full […]

The Ghost Shark is real

December 19, 2016

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Meet the “ghost shark”, also known as the spookfish. It was captured on film by an autonomous rover in 2009 in the deep sea off the coast of California and images are only now being released to the public. The species, which features retractable sex organs on its forehead, has never been seen on film […]

US Jaguar population: two? Second caught on film.

December 13, 2016

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A wild jaguar in Arizona? Yes, indeed, that’s no leopard. Wildlife experts said a previously unknown jaguar caught on an Arizona trail camera is the second-known member of its species living in the United States. The nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity said the young male jaguar was photographed by a Fort Huachuca trail camera in […]

Mysterious ocean creature sighted over 100 years ago is real

December 6, 2016

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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 is an unusually large transparent filter feeder enveloped in a cloud of mucus. Charon is a figure in Greek mythology who ferried souls of the […]

Monster Earthworm Breaks UK Record

November 30, 2016

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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 largest earthworm ever found in the UK. He was spotted by Paul Rees from Widnes, Cheshire in his vegetable patch and named by his stepson […]

The Crab on Mars

August 6, 2015

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  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 planet. Since emerging online, social media has been abuzz with users claiming the finding is proof of alien life. However, scientists have been quick to […]

Theory: Chupacabra is a breeding experiment

March 5, 2014

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… 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 is the mysterious chupacabra. Scott Black and David McKee took several photos of the animal Sunday, according to KPRC news. “It was very vicious, very […]

The pink fairy armadillo of Argentina.

February 7, 2014

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… 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 all armadillos spends almost its entire life burrowing through the earth, hunting various invertebrates and chewing up plant matter. It is a rarely seen, almost […]

Giant snotty jellyfish invades Tasmania

February 7, 2014

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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 new species is described as being a type of “snotty”. The Lim family were collecting shells on a beach in Howden, south of Hobart, last […]

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

October 1, 2013

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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 absence of evidence is not the evidence of absence. In this view, we haven’t found Bigfoot because we haven’t looked hard enough. Specifically, we haven’t […]

92 Years of Bigfoot Sightings Map

September 20, 2013

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A Bigfoot sighting in Washington state. Sasquatch “evidence” in Pennsylvania. For years the legendary giant, hairy man-like creature has been, apparently, spotted. And yet, conclusive, scientific evidence has not been able to pin down the elusive character. Josh Stevens, a geographic information scientist, cartographer and PhD candidate at Pennsylvania State University, said “every now and […]

USM: Unidentified Sea Monster

August 22, 2013

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The Spanish Villaricos: a week ago a strange creature washed up on the beach. It is about four meters long. … Messages about the nature surfaced quickly in Spanish media, where it was called a sea dragon, a kind of Loch Ness monster or a mutated fish. http://www.hln.be/hln/nl/959/Bizar/article/detail/1690872/2013/08/22/Mysterieus-zeemonster-spoelt-aan-op-Spaans-strand.dhtml Giant eel?

Mysterious giant pink blob off Cuba identified by curious researcher

July 9, 2013

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Rebecca Helm received an email a week ago asking about a mysterious giant pink blob that was found off the coast of Cuba. What is this bizarre-looking sea creature? Since Helm is a Ph.D. student at Brown University and studies the evolutionary development biology of jellyfish, the email sender figured she was the person who […]

Bigfoot-Shaped Rock Is A Rock, Not A Bigfoot’s Fossil Skull

July 2, 2013

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Man Believes He Found Fossilized Bigfoot Head Standard-Examiner This story has given us the most amusing quote we’ve heard all week and yes, we realize it’s only Monday. From Kenneth Carpenter, director of paleontology at Utah State University: “I’ll admit that it is the most head-like rock I have seen.” This statement was in response […]

This is What a Bald Raccoon Looks Like

June 13, 2013

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If you wonder what hairless raccoon would look like, here’s the answer. This poor raccoon has lost its hair over the course of a few months, and now looks like a new species. Redditor Oafah says he was spotted in Toronto and had lost his hair over the winter: “A friend of a friend took […]

Scientists Sequence Genome Of ‘Living Fossil’ Fish

April 18, 2013

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Scientists have unraveled the genome of the coelacanth, a rare and primitive fish once thought to be extinct, shedding light on how closely it’s related to the first creatures to emerge from the sea. The coelacanth, a fish that can reach up to 5 feet long and lives in deep ocean caves, had only been […]

Man Caught Smuggling More Than 10 Percent Of An Entire Species

March 28, 2013

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Smuggled Tortoises A Thai man was caught in an airport trying to pick up 54 ploughshare tortoises. There are perhaps 400 ploughshare tortoises in the wild. It’s tough enough for a species to fend off extinction without having smugglers as natural predators. In Thailand, a species-selling hub, it’s even tougher, especially when someone is trying […]

Giant squid filmed in its natural environment : Nature News & Comment

March 20, 2013

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Ocean explorers have finally achieved one of their most alluring but elusive goals: video footage of the legendary giant squid (Architeuthis dux)in its natural deep-sea habitat. Scientists say that the spectacular film, captured during an expedition off Japan’s Ogasawara archipelago, answers enduring questions about the enigmatic invertebrate. The 6-week mission was funded by the Japan […]

Scientists Resurrect Bonkers Extinct Frog That Gives Birth Through Its Mouth

March 17, 2013

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Gastric-Brooding Frog It’s been gone since 1983, but the Lazarus Project has brought it back to life.In 1983, the world lost one of its weirdest frogs. The gastric-brooding frog, native to tiny portions of Queensland, Australia, gave birth through its mouth, the only frog to do so (in fact, very few other animals in the […]

Venus the Two-Faced Cat Still a Mystery

March 12, 2013

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The three-year-old tortoiseshell has her own Facebook page and a YouTube video that’s been viewed over a million times, and appeared on the Today Show last week. (Watch National Geographic cat videos.) One look at this cat and you can understand why: One half is solid black with a green eye—the other half has typical […]

Leggiest Animal in the World Found Near Silicon Valley

March 12, 2013

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The leggiest creature on Earth lives in California. But it’s not a movie star or a model. In fact, it’s smaller than a human pinky finger. It’s a 3-centimeter-long (1.2-inch) millipede with 750 legs. First seen by government scientists in 1928, Illacme plenipes—”the acme of plentiful legs”—keeps such a low profile that for the rest […]

Albino-like Bald Eagle Spotted in Washington State

March 12, 2013

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Talk about an odd bird—a bald eagle with white spots has been seen in Washington State. Photographers Chris Teren and Traci Walter snapped the bird feeding on the Nooksack River, near Bellingham (map), on January 6. (Also see “‘White,’ Albino-like Penguin Found in Antarctica.”) “It was chaotic, with eagles flying and calling everywhere, then in […]

Baseball-sized snail destroyed in Australia to protect crops

March 12, 2013

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A baseball-sized snail with an insatiable appetite for hundreds of plants including cocoa and papaya has been seized and destroyed by Australian officials, who said it posed a huge threat to local agriculture. The animal was found creeping across a Brisbane shipping container yard and identified as a giant African snail, an East African pest […]

The Clear Face of Bigfoot? Screens from Secretive Sasquatch Project Leak

February 28, 2013

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Have frames from the infamously secretive Erickson Project video leaked, showing Bigfoot’s face in the most compelling evidence since the Patterson film? Maybe… A screen capture allegedly grabbed from the infamous Matilda footage claims to show Bigfoot s face A screen allegedly grabbed from the “Matilda” video claims to show Bigfoot’s face Dr. Melba Ketchum, […]

Bigfoot Captured?

January 3, 2013

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The news just keeps coming and even more details have surfaced. Ed Smith now claims that “Daisy“, the Bigfoot, has now been moved to an “examination area” where it could take up to 72 hours to conduct the examination. A press release is expected to happen within the 48 hours. Details about the creature’s weight, […]