What is a cryptid?
A cryptid; according to Merriam – Webster, is an animal claimed to be real but has not been proven to exist. In recent years researchers within the fields of UFOlogy and the Paranormal have added creatures that they have encountered into this genre. They have encountered strange creatures while investigating, and wanted to give them a place to be examined.
Some creatures the fall into this category are:
Bigfoot – Sasquatch – Yeti – Yowie – Yeren – Skunk Ape – Almas
Jersey Devil – Mothman – Goatman – Lizard Man
Thunderbirds – Pterasaurs – Flying Humanoids
Mystery Big Cats – Giant Snakes – Chupacabra
Dogman – Werewolves – Wendigo
Mermaids – Mermen – Aquatic Apes
Fae – Fairies – Little People
Loch Ness Monster – Ogopogo – Champ – Megladon – Kraken – Giant Squid