Cryptid Chronicle #1


Cryptid Chronicle #1

CryptidsBk1-300x256There are monsters in virtually every backyard around the world. Legends and stories passed down from generation to generation among native peoples that speak of these creatures, which are so elusive only a relative few ever see them. Some of these unknown species are well documented with multiple eyewitness accounts and photographic evidence like “Bigfoot” and “The Loch Ness Monster”.  Over the course of this Cryptid Chronicle series we will look at the more famous and lesser known creatures that keep cryptozoologists in pursuit across the globe.

Asia: The Ahool

tumblr_ostgd63QEf1wurpyfo2_250 Ahool depiction. Note the primate face.

In the Java jungle region of Indonesia there is a legend of a flying cryptid most say is a large bat like creature. The name ahool comes from what locals say is a strange cry the bat makes at night, usually three times in succession.  It is described as having bat…

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