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The Most Famous Mythical Creature of Every US State

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    Alabama – White Thang

    ALABAMA White Thang

    The White Thang is described as an 8-foot-tall creature covered in white hair, resembling an albino Bigfoot or a white lion with red eyes.

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    Alaska – Tizheruk

    ALASKA Tizheruh

    A giant sea serpent, 15 feet long with a flipper, known to snatch people from docks and piers.

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    Arizona – Mogollon Monster

    ARIZONA Mogollon Monster

    A Bigfoot-like creature, 7 feet tall, covered in long hair, with red eyes and a terrible stench.

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    Arkansas – Fouke Monster

    ARKANSAS Fouhe Monster

    A large, hairy creature with red eyes, standing between 7 to 10 feet tall, smelling like a wet dog mixed with skunk.


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    California – Dark Watchers

    CALIFORNIA Darh Watchers

    Mysterious, silent dark silhouettes up to 15 feet tall, seen against the twilight sky, often with cloaks and hats.

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    Colorado – Slide-Rock Bolter

    COLORADO Slide-Roch Bolter

    A whale-like mountain monster with a huge mouth and flared tail, last seen a hundred years ago.


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    Connecticut – Melon Heads

    CONNECTICUT Melon Heads

    Inbred cannibal descendants of asylum patients, with huge heads and bulging eyes, lurking in the woods.

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    Delaware – Selbyville Swamp Monster

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    Described inconsistently as either a hairy bipedal creature or a ghost-like figure, initially a hoax by an actor.

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    Florida – Skunk Ape

    FLORIDA Shunh Ape

    A large, foul-smelling, hairy ape-like creature that runs upright on two legs, hiding in the swampland.

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    Georgia – Altamaha-ha

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    A 20-30 feet long green cryptid with a sturgeon-like body, large protruding eyes, and sharp teeth.

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    Hawaii – Menehune

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    Tiny beings, about 2 feet tall, appearing only at night to build structures, rarely seen by humans.

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    Idaho – Sharlie

    IDAHO Sharlie

    A 35-feet long lake monster with a dinosaur-like head, humps, and a shell-like complexion.

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    Illinois – The Enfield Horror

    ILLINOIS The Enfield Horror

    A hissing, three-legged creature, 4 1/2 feet tall, with pink flashlight-like eyes and kangaroo-like movement.

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    Indiana – Beast of Busco

    INDIANA Beast of Busco

    A gigantic snapping turtle, reportedly the size of a Volkswagen, seen in the late 1940s.

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    Iowa – Van Meter Monster

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    A human-shaped bat with giant wings and a glowing horn, last seen escaping into a mine shaft.

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    Kansas – Sink Hole Sam

    KANSAS Sinh Hole Sam

    An eel-like creature, 15 feet long, believed to have escaped from a prehistoric underground cavern.

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    Kentucky – The Kelly Little Green Men / Hopkinsville Goblins

    KENTUCKY The Kelly Little Green Men

    Silver, greenish-glow aliens whose bullets bounce off them, tormenting a farmhouse in 1955.

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    Louisiana – Rougarou / Loup-Garou

    LOUISIANA Rougarou Loup Garou

    A shapeshifting werewolf, often described with a human body and a wolf's head, glowing red eyes, and sharp teeth.

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    Maine – Specter Moose

    MAINE Specter Moose

    An enormous, ghostly white moose, 10-15 feet tall with glowing antlers, appearing and disappearing at will.

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    Maryland – Chessie

    MARYLAND Chessie

    A serpent-like creature, 25-40 feet long, with flippers, swimming like a snake in Chesapeake Bay.

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    Massachusetts – Dover Demon

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    A creature with rosy orange skin, a large head on a small body, glowing eyes, and often traveling on all fours.

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    Michigan – The Michigan Dogman

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    A seven-foot-tall creature with a canine-like appearance and a human torso, known for its fearsome howl.

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    Minnesota – Wendigo

    MINNESOTA Wendigo

    A gaunt, ash-gray creature that gives off a disturbing odor, known for its cannibalistic tendencies.

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    Mississippi – Pascagoula River Aliens

    MISSISSIPPI Pascagoula River Aliens

    Robot-like aliens, just over 5 feet tall, with carrot-shaped heads, emerging from a glowing egg-shaped spaceship.

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    Missouri – Momo (Missouri Monster)

    MISSOURI Momo (Missouri Monster)

    A foul-smelling, hairy creature with three-toed footprints, no neck, and a face hidden in hair.

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    Montana – Shunka Warak’in

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    A nearly black, wolf-like creature with high shoulders and a sloping back, known to carry off dogs.

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    Nebraska – Alkali Lake Monster

    NEBRASKA Alhali Lahe Monster

    A giant brown alligator with a rhinoceros horn on its nose, 40-100 feet long, emitting a foul stench.

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    Nevada – Tahoe Tessie

    NEVADA Tahoe Tessie

    An 80-foot-long serpent living in a cave beneath Lake Tahoe, often compared to Nessie.

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    New Hampshire – Wood Devils / Wood Devils of Coos County

    NEW HAMPSHIRE Wood Devils of Coos Country

    Tall, grayish creatures, over 7 feet tall, blending in with their surroundings and startling locals.

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    New Jersey – Jersey Devil

    NEW JERSEY Jersey Devil

    A creature with a goat head, hooves, bat-like wings, and a barbed tail, said to be the thirteenth child cursed by its mother.

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    New Mexico – Teratorns

    NEW MEXICO Teratorns

    Giant, airplane-sized birds with wings spanning 20 feet, believed to have died out six million years ago.

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    New York – Champ

    NEW YORK Champy

    A 187-feet long lake monster with a seahorse-like head, three teeth, and a white star on its forehead, living in Champlain Lake.

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    North Carolina – The Beast of Bladenboro

    NORTH CAROLINA The Beast of Bladenboro

    A 4 1/2 feet long, bushy creature, resembling a bear or panther, known for draining the blood of horses.

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    North Dakota – Thunderbird

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    A colorful bird with a 12-foot wingspan, capable of stirring up storms and shooting lightning bolts from its wings.

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    Ohio- Loveland Frogmen

    OHIO Loveland Frogmen

    Human-like creatures, about 4 feet tall, with webbed hands, green leathery skin, and one holding a wand spitting sparks.

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    Oklahoma – Oklahoma Octopus

    OKLAHOMA Octopus

    A horse-sized, shark-toothed octopus with long tentacles and leathery, reddish-brown skin, living in human-made lakes.

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    Oregon – Colossal Claude

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    A 40-foot-long monster with a big round body, a vicious-looking tail, and an evil, snake-like head.

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    Pennsylvania – The Squonk


    A miserable creature with saggy, ill-fitting skin covered in warts, escaping captivity by crying itself into a pool of water.

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    Rhode Island – Vampire Mercy Brown

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    A perfectly preserved young girl, dug up from her grave, believed to be a vampire by locals.

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    South Carolina – Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp

    OOO SOUTH CAROLINA Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp

    A 7-foot-tall, green, wet creature with red eyes, scales, and three fingers, known for leaping on cars.

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    South Dakota – Taku-He


    A Bigfoot-like creature, often seen in a coat and top-hat, blending in with its surroundings.

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    Tennessee – Tennessee Wildman

    TENNESSEE Tennessee Wildman

    A seven-foot-tall, manlike creature with red eyes and a high-pitched scream, known for its aggressive behavior.

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    Texas – Chupacabra

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    A reptilian creature with spines along its back, known for draining the blood of livestock.

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    Utah – Bear Lake Monster

    UTAH Bear Lake Monster

    A 90-foot-long creature with short, powerful legs and a lizard-like head, living in Bear Lake.

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    Vermont – Northfield Pigman

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    A half-man, half-pig creature with a pig's head and a human body, known for its grotesque appearance.

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    Virginia – Snallygaster

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    A dragon-like creature with tentacles, known for swooping down and snatching livestock and children.

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    Washington – Bigfoot


    A bat-winged, Bigfoot-like creature with piercing red eyes, known for its eerie sightings near Mount St. Helens.

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    West Virginia – Mothman


    A humanoid creature with large wings and red glowing eyes, known for its ominous appearances.

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    Wisconsin – The Beast of Bray Road

    WISCONSIN The Beast of Bray Road

    A bull-horned, spiked-backed creature with a frog-like face, known for its fierce appearance.

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    Wyoming – Jackalope

    WYOMING Jachalope

    A mythical creature, part jackrabbit and part antelope, known for its humorous folklore and rare sightings.


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