Friday, July 31, 2020

Was A Shunka Warak’in Seen Near Laredo, Texas?


3 young men observed a hyena-like cryptid near Laredo, Texas in the early 1980s. Over the years, one of the witnesses firmly believes that this creature was a relict Ringdocus or Shunka Warak’in.

I recently received the following account:

"When I was about 17, my brother, a friend, and I were hunting in the wilderness behind our subdivision, just south of Laredo, Texas. The area was being developed, so we were walking through wide swaths - about fifty yards - of rough dirt that had been bulldozed through the mesquite, huisache and palo blanco trees on the rolling hills. On either side of these swaths, that would one day be streets, were huge piles of dead trees, cactus and grass.

It was a gray day, rainy and cold. I think it was December 1983 or January 1984. We were on our way home, walking downhill, in the middle of one of these open, dirt swaths. Then, we saw it.

At the very base of the hill, about 30-40 yards away, a large, black canid, a dog-like creature, ran from our left to our right. Leaving the tangled brush on one side and dashing into the tree pile on the other side. The way the animal moved and its shape made me think it was a hyena. However, hyenas are not black.

My brother and I just watched, as our friend raised his .22 rifle and fired all of his ammo at the running creature. He didn’t hit anything; he rarely did. He was always a terrible shot and tended to use “volume in place of accuracy.”

We saw the creature for maybe ten or fifteen seconds, as it loped across the opening. I never felt frightened, as it never looked towards us. It was just on the move. After it had passed, I turned to my brother, who must have been twelve or thirteen and asked: “What did you see?”

“Hyena.” He said.

“Yeah, me too.” I said.

We made our way home, and later we continued hunting in those woods, never seeing that creature again. I had forgotten about it until I was in grad school in 2010.

I was reading on Loren Coleman’s cryptid site, and he had posted a story about the “Shunka Warak’in,” a rare Native American cryptid. A specimen had been shot in the 19th century and its taxidermied body had been displayed in a general store for some time before being ”lost.” The article was about how the specimen had been found, and when I saw the photo, I thought, “That’s what we saw.”

I emailed Coleman, saying that I believed that my brother, our friend and myself, were the last living people who had seen a Shunka, relating the same story as above. I received no response.

I am a native Texan. My brothers and I have been lifelong hunters with guns and bows. We have hunted all over the state and know the animals that are in our woods. This was not one of them. It was not a coyote, nor was it a Mexican Wolf. It was not a dog. After much research, I think it may have been something like a relict ringdocus, a hyena-like canid that existed in the Americas in the past, and is believed to have gone extinct about 10,000 years ago. Additionally, I am not an idiot bullshitter, we have plenty of those in Texas. I possess a Degree in Anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master’s Degree in Rhetoric and Composition from Texas State University-San Marcos. Prior to that, I served as a paratrooper in the 82d Airborne Division for a few years." AB

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Multiple Bigfoot Encounters in North Alabama


A reader in north Alabama describes his encounters with several different Bigfoot over his lifetime. Apparently, he has more incidents to tell me. I look forward to it.

I recently received the following account:

"Hey Lon. I have lived in north Alabama my entire life. My family told me their stories when I was a child. I am 52 now and have had some of the same experiences. Mom told me her story of when she was growing up.

There are 3 huge caves inside Bankhead National Forest just behind my aunt's old home off CR93. All of the kids would go down to play in the creek and an adult or 2 would sometimes accompany them. Mom said one day as they were there she looked up and saw a large hairy man staring at her from a distance. He let out what she described as a low moan and walked off. The area is a hard hike. The largest cave is like standing on top of a 2 story building with the other 2 smaller. All 3 have waterfalls in wet times.

My 1st encounter was at 18 around the same area. I was headed home about 9 pm when something large and hairy jumped out of the woods onto the road. I stopped dead in my tracks, tires squealing and its hand touched my hood. It looked at me for about 6 seconds and walked away. I sit there for awhile to try and figure out what I saw. I told mom and dad. Mom said I'd seen 'Ole' Bugger.'

My next was in the same forest. I was 21 and hunting squirrel. I heard knocking about 25 yds. ahead of me. I walked slowly to see what it was and saw a small hairy thing beating on an oak. I was about 5 yds. from it and smelled something hard to describe. About the time I got close a twig snapped under my foot. The thing turned around and looked at me. It let out a sharp scream, followed by some very loud screaming howls. I was so scared at what I was hearing that I ran to my truck to leave. I was also having rocks hurled at me from several locations.

When I was 41 I lived in Phil Cambell, Alabama on Rail Splitter Rd. off 243. My dog Buddy went hunting with me behind the house. When we got past the pond he froze, ears down and tail tucked under him. He was a half Lab and German Shepard mix. I took a step forward and he ran up the hill to my right. He kept the same composure but was wagging his head as if to tell me get over here. As I took a step to him a huge rock came through the trees about 10 or 12 ft. above my head between me and him. Buddy left me in the woods.

I am living in Colbert County now on 2 acres outside the City limits of Littleville. It's wooded area. I was looking for my chickens that were usually on the front porch at noon. I walked out the front door and went around the right side of the house. Something told me to be quiet. I went to the backyard to the shed and as I went around the left side of it I looked out at the end of a 1/2 acre garden spot at the tree line I saw a tall tannish orange figure looking up and down the tree line. I watched it walk away across the garden into the woods to my right. It was at least 8 ft tall. I have more to tell but there way to many to fit in 1 email." DB


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'Shimmering' Being Encounter

Cloaked 'Predator-Like' Humanoid Encounter

https://www.phantomsandmonsters.com/2018/06/aggressive-upright-canine-encountered.html

Woolly Mammoth Skeleton With Intact Ligaments Found in Siberian Lake

The Return of the Self-Proclaimed Time Traveler

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Possible Sasquatch Encounter in Seminole County, Oklahoma


A man observes a large brown-haired cryptid cross in front of his vehicle one night in Seminole County, Oklahoma. He is an avid outdoorsman and believes that it was a Sasquatch.

I was referred to the following account that was posted on social media:

"For some background, I used to live in Oklahoma. More towards the central part of the state near I-40. I grew up there and have spent most of my life there until recently (job relocation). I also had about a 25 mile commute to drive everyday.

I used to work a mid shift at a radio station. So my work schedule was from 4pm to midnight. I used to drive home in the dark all the time. Sometimes I would end up working overnight too and come home in the early morning. It’s not uncommon to see lots of wildlife in this part of the state. I don’t know how many times I’ve had to dodge deer and coyotes on the way home.

I will also say that I’m no stranger to the woods or the wildlife within. I’m an avid hunter and fisherman. I’ve seen elusive animals here (mink, river otter, black bear, heard mountain lion), but I don’t know what I saw one night.

It was like any other night I had got in my car at a little past midnight tired and ready to go home. Started driving and got out of Sasakwa. I would also say that the roads that I had to drive were very curvy. It’s because there is a lot of native land in Oklahoma (this was Seminole County) and the roads often have to weave around that and random oil leases.

So after the curves in the road it straightens out because about 2 miles ahead there is an intersection with a different highway. So when you come out of the last curve the road goes up a large hill and then drops down into a low, but very wide valley. The width of the valley is probably about a mile wide.

So when I topped the hill my headlights shined in the bottom of the valley. That’s when I saw whatever it was. It was just on the incline where my light just barely reached. It was large and brown in the middle of the road. I kinda thought it was just a glare of my glasses until it moved. It went off the left side of the road.

I don’t know what it was, but I saw it for about 4 seconds. I could tell that it was hairy and it was very big. If I had to take a guess I would say at least 7 feet tall. I could not see appendages that well but I could see some sway because when it got off the road it reached out to part the grass. The ditch was full of about 7 foot tall grass and river cane. After it was off the road I could not see it.

My brain had trouble determining what it was. The only thing I could rationalize would be a bear, but it was not the right color. Or it could have been a horse on its hind legs, but it wouldn’t have been able to reach out like it did.

It didn’t scare me except for the fact that I thought I would have to dodge it in my car. I really want some opinions of what it was. My best guess is that it was Sasquatch. Part of our state is known for it. The main cryptid for our state is the octopus, but it definitely wasn’t it." HT

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Reptilian 'Hunting Party' Observed in Montrose County, Colorado


A boy witnesses a landed circular craft from his bedroom window. There were several Reptilian aliens with weapons wandering about. The witness believes that this was a type of hunting party.

The following account was in one of my older databases. I don't have a witness identification, so it's possible that it was reported to MUFON:

"I was just a boy when I had my encounter. My family and I were living in small town on the west end of Montrose County called Uravan, Colorado. In the early morning June 1969 I was awakened by the barking of the family dog name Tippi outside my bedroom window. Tippi never really barked unless someone or something was in the yard that wasn't supposed to be. I remember waking up out of a dead sleep and hearing Tippi constantly barking and wondering why my older brother, whose sleeping bunk was above me, and my parents sleeping in the bedroom joining ours weren't getting up to tell Tippi to be quiet.

Finally I had enough and decided turn over in my bed and look out the window. When I did I couldn't believe what I saw. There it was, a small circular ship with its landed gear down and a hatch with stairs folded down to the ground. Next to the ship where green lizard-looking beings. Their eyes were bright yellow and there were some tanks on their backs along with another bag. They didn't have fingers but webbed hands with what looked like bow and arrow type weapons they were holding. Their bodies were thin and scaly, even their legs. Their feet had V-shaped toes and looked incredibly tall and strong.

I remember thinking to myself this was some kind of hunting party, because my dad was a bow hunter himself and that kind of gave me the idea. I could tell they were searching for something. Then all the sudden another being came out of the ship. He was much bigger than the others and seemed to give the others orders. Tippi again began her barking and the being closest to our house seemed to be upset with her barking. I could see it looking over at Tippi, finally it started walking over to her. I then jumped out of my bed and headed into my parent's room to wake my mother up. I remember how hard it was to wake her and she acted like she was on heavy drugs or something. I couldn't get her wake up. Finally was able to get her up and told something was going on outside that it was going hurt Tippi. She still didn't wake up all the way and was very sluggish.

Well, my mother followed me to bedroom. Once there I showed her what I was seeing outside. I don't know what they did to my mom but she couldn't see them at all, the ship either. All she wanted to do is go back to her bedroom and sleep. Finally my mother got up from my bed and told me crawl to other side my bed away from the window, so I did what I was told.

The last thing remember before going to sleep was looking over in my closet where the window casts light on my clothes and I saw a dark figure trying to look in the window. No other sound came from Tippi. My mother wasn't drinking or taking anything that would cause sedation. I firmly believe they did something to make my family sleep. It just didn't work on me for some reason.

In the morning the first thing I did was to run out check on Tippi in my PJs & all. Sure enough, she was lying in my front yard waiting for kids to come play with her. She acted like nothing happened the night before."


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Join me as I welcome folklorist, paranormal investigator and author Ronald Murphy to Arcane Radio. Ron has professionally published short stories, poetry, had a play produced, and this, his first novella. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in literature, he has also studied medieval history at the graduate level at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. His interests include acting, playwriting, and photography. He lives in rural Western Pennsylvania with his family. This will be a very informative and entertaining show! Join us this Friday, July 31st at 9PM ET / 6PM PT on ParanormalKing.com. Direct links can be found at mixlr.com/paranormal-king or at LiveRadio/Paranormal King Radio Network - Meet us in the chat room...just click the banner or go to www.paranormal.olicentral.com

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Huge Mysterious Winged Being

Reptilian in Walmart

Sleep Paralysis and Unexplained Manifestations

From a Nuclear Confrontation to a Terrifying Winter: A Potential Worldwide Disaster

A Strange and Sinister Encounter with “Frog People”

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Tall Grey Upright Hominid Encountered in Indonesian Jungle


Two Indonesian men encounter an human adult-sized primate while riding their motorcycle through the jungle. The sighting was intimidating and frightening.

I recently found the following account:

"This happened to my uncle. On Christmas Eve 1994 he was riding his motorcycle with a friend on their way home from visiting my grandparents who lived in a small village in Indonesia. It had rained like crazy the week before, the bridge on the main road had collapsed so they had to take another route on a dirt road round the hill. They had been riding for a few minutes through the dark forest when suddenly something happened. My uncle hit the brake so abruptly they almost fell. Hundreds of monkeys were emerging from the bushes a few meters in front of them, making their way to the other side of the dirt road beyond the treeline. My uncle waited patiently until the last monkey disappeared behind the bushes. Just when he was about to start the engine, another monkey walked out of the bushes. This one, my uncle said, was unbelievably huge. Dark greyish and as tall as an adult. It was bulky and it limped a little as it moved. It was walking upright, very slowly, towards the bushes. And suddenly it stopped in the middle of the road. It turned its head around to look at my uncle. He said he had never felt so scared in his life before. The gigantic monkey stood there so still staring into his soul. There was a flash of intimidation and wisdom in its eyes that only comes with old age. And he could see that this beast knew that they knew they were in its territory. My uncle could feel his friend shaking violently behind him.

Let me tell you that we are not really familiar with the Sasquatch or Bigfoot legends where I came from, so whatever this thing was it was neither of these two. After what felt like minutes the staring contest was finally over when the beast walked into the bushes to join its troop.

My uncle waited for a few more minutes until he was convinced no more monkeys were showing up and caught them off guard before they took off. When they finally made their way out of the forest onto the main road his friend went "What the hell was that?"

My uncle was sure that that huge monkey they had just seen was the leader of the troop. It was just trying to make sure that its troop made it to the other side of the forest safely. But what scared him the most was that it never blinked while staring at him. It still gives him the chills whenever he thinks about the frightening encounter.

And as soon as he got home he called my grandmother to tell her that he had arrived home. He also told her about the beast. She said it might have been the 'Spirit of the forest' taking a form of a gigantic monkey. According to the local folklore, the forest is old and home to hundreds of ancient spirits. He was lucky He did not encounter the dangerous ones that the local believed were responsible for the mysterious disappearances of people who had taken a shortcut through the forest." M

NOTE: Is it possible that this was a Orang Pendek? Lon

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Cow-Sized 'Hyena' Cryptid Observed Near Shippensburg, Pennsylvania


A south central Pennsylvania waste hauler recently observed an unknown cow-sized hyena-like cryptid at approximately 3 am during his route near Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.

The following account was recently sent to me:

"Around 3 am on July 14, 2020 I had my first close cryptid sighting. I'm writing to you and the community to see if anyone else has seen or heard anything the likes of what I saw today. Now I'm a Waste hauler (trashman). I start my days very early everyday. So the majority of my work day takes place in the wee hours of the day.

I live in south central Pennsylvania and have resided there nearly my whole life. My place if employment is in the College town of Shippensburg. My job sits on outlying area of Shippensburg. A lot of these areas are surrounded by vast farmlands and open fields. Well, this morning while traveling to the start of my route I turned down one of the MANY roads surrounded by fields. It was a half crescent moon so there was plenty of light to see in the darkness. As I rounded my turn I saw what looked like a cow lying in an open field. But this field had no fences or wire to keep livestock in. And it was only one. I found this very odd as I'm looking at the broad shoulders of what I thought was a cow. So I broke out my high power mag light to brighten up what I was looking at. When my beam hit this animal, it rose up from the ground in a slow lumbering and purposeful action. As it came up on all 4's the creature stood about 5 to 6 feet tall at it shoulder blades. I'm my truck I'm elevated and I sit about that high from the ground. The creature was about 30 feet from me and I know if I stood toe to toe with it, its head would be taller than I, and I'm 6 foot.

Now at this moment the back of this creature is still facing me. It then turned its head into my light and the lens flare off its eyes were a yellow green color. And eyes facing FORWARD. This was a predatory creature. Not a damn cow! At that moment heat and cold wash over my body and I feel real genuine life threatening fear take over. I don't move. Sitting the middle of the road knowing I'm low on the pecking order of the food chain at this moment. It continues to measure me for what felt forever and it suddenly turned its head, and tore off faster than I could know. My pathetic guess is about 30 to 40 mph as it darted away. And after all this, the only thing I could think was that it was some for of giant hyena. The most terrifying real life creature I've ever witnessed and it was gone so fast.

Its been on my mind all day and I had to share this experience. I always listened to your show or others and hear about people and their sightings, feeling a way, wishing for my experience. And as of this morning, I really wish I didn't get my turn. Not like that, not feeling so vulnerable. Like it was starting at its next meal. I hope there are others that may have seen or heard of what I saw, that light can be she'd on the topic. Especially for my area. I work in that darkness all the time. Now I'm looking over my shoulder." VR

NOTE: we are in the process of interviewing the witness and plan to send investigators to the area. Lon



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Join me as I welcome folklorist, paranormal investigator and author Ronald Murphy to Arcane Radio. Ron has professionally published short stories, poetry, had a play produced, and this, his first novella. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in literature, he has also studied medieval history at the graduate level at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. His interests include acting, playwriting, and photography. He lives in rural Western Pennsylvania with his family. This will be a very informative and entertaining show! Join us this Friday, July 31st at 9PM ET / 6PM PT on ParanormalKing.com. Direct links can be found at mixlr.com/paranormal-king or at LiveRadio/Paranormal King Radio Network - Meet us in the chat room...just click the banner or go to www.paranormal.olicentral.com

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I sincerely ask that you consider supporting Phantoms & Monsters through a donation. Yes, I do receive some funds through books and advertising. But it is far from enough to cover expenses, especially since Amazon.com and other affiliates have lowered royalties and CPM because of the Covid-19 lockdown.

If you are interested in helping out, you can use the PayPal donation buttons on the blog and newsletter or go directly to PayPal.com and use my email lonstrickler@phantomsandmonsters.com as the recipient. You can also make a donation through Facebook Messenger. Thanks for your continued support. Lon


The launch of our newest project has begun! 'Beyond Explanation' is a collection of first-person encounters, directly from the pages of Phantoms & Monsters. Please subscribe & feel free to distribute to your friends and other paranormal enthusiasts. The Facebook page can be found at Beyond Explanation on Facebook - Thanks for your help. I hope you enjoy! Your comments are welcomed. Lon

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Would your paranormal / cryptids group like to become an affiliate of Phantoms & Monsters Fortean Research? By becoming an affiliate investigative group, we can forward reports to you from your area in which none of our team can physically investigate. If interested, send me an email at lonstrickler@phantomsandmonsters.com. The member / affiliate list can be found at Phantoms & Monsters Fortean Research Team / Affiliate Groups. Thanks. Lon


Click Here For Lon's Suggested Reading List - Books & Films / DVDs



'Winged Cryptids: Humanoids, Monsters & Anomalous Creatures Casebook' is now available on Amazon.com and from our new publisher Singular Fortean Publishing


A review of 'Winged Cryptids: Humanoids, Monsters & Anomalous Creatures Casebook' by Linda Godfrey



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'Embarrassed' Black-Eyed Kid

1960's 'Gargoyle' Attack in Southern Illinois

The Strange and Mysterious Story of a Missing Prime Minister

Hungry, Cannibalistic Rats Are Taking Over Australia's Shuttered Cities

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