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Cryptozoology: The Hunt for Hidden Animals
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Cryptozoology: The Hunt for Hidden Animals

Real or a rumor? Some people believe a creature lives even when no scientific evidence confirms it. That’s cryptozoology: the study of animals rumored to exist.

From Bigfoot to the Loch Ness Monster, examine the lore of these creatures. Meet a scientist who considers them a "guilty pleasure." Then view cryptids that, in fact, exist.

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Snackalope Game

Snackalope Game

Your jackalope, a mythical cross between a rabbit and an antelope, is hungry. Help her leap in the right direction to devour carrots and hit other jackalopes, so she can multiply. More...

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Y8.com
Squiggle Squid

Squiggle Squid

Help Squiggle Squid, son of the legendary Kraken, capture the Coral Crown. Watch out for the pesky sea urchins as you squirt around collecting plankton and pearls. More...

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Armor Games
Bigfoot Footage: Time for a Lesson in Skepticism

Bigfoot Footage: Time for a Lesson in Skepticism

The Sasquatch Genome Project has spent 5 years trying to prove the existence of Bigfoot. How does their research hold up against the scientific method? More...

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The Christian Science Monitor
Creaturefy Yourself

Creaturefy Yourself

What kind of cryptid can you become? Upload a photo of yourself and unleash your inner creature. More...

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Animal Planet
Creatures Sight Unseen

Creatures Sight Unseen

Until they were seen, some animals were not to be believed. Find out about fantastic creatures once found only in folklore. More...

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NOVA/PBS
The Cryptid Zoo

The Cryptid Zoo

You can visit this zoo, but you won’t see any animals. It’s the home of cryptids, or creatures that have never been seen. See who “lives” there. More...

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Jamie Hall
Crypto Quiz

Crypto Quiz

Want to be a cryptozoologist? Test your knowledge about some mythical monsters and legendary creatures. More...

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FunTrivia.com
Monster Squid: The Giant Is Real

Monster Squid: The Giant Is Real

Get ready to be blown away by the first video footage of a true giant squid in its natural habitat. Once the stuff of legend, this monster-sized mollusk actually exists! More...

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Discovery
‘Bigfoot’ Samples Analyzed in Lab

‘Bigfoot’ Samples Analyzed in Lab

For the first time ever, reputable scientists conducted genetic studies of biological samples claiming to come from Bigfoot and similar elusive beasts. And the result? Read it to believe it. More...

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AAAS
Bigfoot or Animals? Strange Sounds Coming from Swamp on Umatilla Indian Reservation

Bigfoot or Animals? Strange Sounds Coming from Swamp on Umatilla Indian Reservation

Spooky sounds coming from a swamp in northeastern Oregon suggest the legendary Bigfoot — or some other unknown explanation of their origin. Listen! More...

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The Oregonian
Do Mythic Creatures Exist?

Do Mythic Creatures Exist?

Why isn’t cryptozoology considered scientific? Because stories aren’t science. Read on for more real good reasons. More...

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Scientific American
Rumor or Reality: The Creatures of Cryptozoology

Rumor or Reality: The Creatures of Cryptozoology

Some cryptids — like the gorilla, giant squid, coelacanth, and okapi — are no longer hearsay. But what about the "Ebu Gogo" or "Nessie"? More...

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