They told me of a sea serpent, or snake, that lay quoiled up like a cable upon the rock at Cape Ann; a boat passing by with English on board, and two Indians, they would have shot the serpent, but the Indians dissuaded them, saying that if he were not killed outright, they would all be in danger of their lives...
Monster Tracker is located on the shores of Lake Erie where we record, monitor and video Lake Erie in the hope of gathering data and proof of the Lake Erie Monster. We examine and report on all aspects of cryptozoology including other lake monsters, bigfoot, yeti and other strange and bizzare creatures.
According to legend, the Leviathan was a fire-breathing creature of such immense size that the sea boils when it swims on the surface. It ruthlessly and fearlessly rules over all the creatures of the sea. The Leviathan's skin is like a double coat of mail, with overlapping scales as large as shields on its back, and as sharp and hard as broken pottery on its under-parts.
Central and Southern China northwest Hubei province is said to be the home of China's wildman or bigfoot known as the Yeren.
The history of myths, of their growth under the earlier phases of human thought and of their decline under modern thinking, is one of the most interesting and suggestive of human studies; but, since to treat it as a whole would require volumes, I shall select only one small group, and out of this mainly a single myth.
Many years ago Hadji Abdul-Aziz, a sheik of the dervishes, was travelling on foot through this desert: it was summer: the sun was hot and the dust stifling; thirst parched his lips, fatigue weighed down his back, sweat dropped from his forehead, when looking up he saw—on this very spot—a garden beautifully green, full of fruit, and, in the midst of it, the gardener.
New Zealand history. An overview covering the pre-historic, colonial and modern periods. Maori history and culture - legends and myths.
The Salton Sea in the Senoran Desert of California
The legend of how Sedna became a sea goddess is told throughout the Arctic. The story varies from one region to the next. However, in all versions, a young woman becomes the mother of all sea creatures.
Quileute Legend and Tales are of religious origin and satisfy a spiritual need. Stories are crucial in instructing moral values and tribal history.
Photographs of Sea Serpents & Lake Monsters
It was a perfect night for a sail with 7-10 knot winds, flat seas, and as it was mid-week we had the lake to ourselves. I was aboard one of three classic wooden sailboats, part of an active racing fleet who competed every Sunday and practiced several nights a week. Around dusk on this sultry July evening we set sail for what seemed to be an idyllic cruise, as fate would have it, the gods had something else in mind.
The Dragon's Pearl by Chet Van Duzer
Norwegian expedition tries the controversial method of trapping a lake serpent.
NOVA Online presents The Beast of Loch Ness
Contrary to popular belief, the sailors of Columbus's day did not think they would sail right off the edge of the earth. They were, however, apprehensive about what they would find in their travels. Mistakes about marine life have ranged from inaccurate assumptions about the behavior of known species to fanciful depictions of animals that "might" exist.
The vast majority of the earth's oceans and seas are unexplored. Is it really hard to believe that there are creatures that live so far down or in such remote areas, that they are rarely, if ever, seen by humans. The waters of this planet go mostly unexplored. It is very easy to hypothesize that we have not come close to cataloging all the creatures that dwell in these waters.
Mysterious, partially decomposed carcassas washed up on beaches are often thought to be the remains of sea serpents. John Moore, Mark Chorvinsky and Dr. Karl P. N. Shuker dissect the body of evidence.
The first reported sighting of a sea serpent in North American waters appears in John Josselyn's An Account of Two Voyages to New England, published in 1641.