These photos were sent by “Mary F.” to a newspaper called The Packet in March of 1976. The photos are claimed to be of Morgawr, a creature that supposedly lives in Falmouth Bay in England.
Mary wrote along with the photos, “it looked like an elephant waving its trunk, but the trunk was a long neck with a small head at the end, like a snake’s head. It had humps on its back which moved in a funny way… the animal frightened me. I would not like to see it any closer. I do not like the way it moved when swimming.” She said it was about 18 feet in length and was a dark brown color. The original photos were studied and believed to be genuine.
Cryptids are creatures not recognized by the scientific community or thought extincted, but believed to still exist today. Loch Ness, the ahool, altamaha-ha and the grootslang are some examples of such beast. Among other reported cryptids are humanoids that resemble humans in anatomy. These creatures have two eyes, opposable thumbs, able to walk upright, and in some cases possessed a human like…
In 1764, a monstrous, wolf-like beast terrorized the people of Gévaudan, slaying dozen of the local inhabitants. Over the years, the creature’s identity remains uncertain with researchers proposing theories ranging from a pack to wolves to a hyena and even a few daring to suggest a werewolf. The following YouTube video, produced by Crypticc, goes into more detail about the Beast of Gevaudan.