Yacumama means "Mother of Water," it comes from the yaku (water) and mama (mother). This enormous creature is said to swim at the mouth of the Amazon River as well as in its nearby lagoons, as it is its protective spirit.
The strange creature resembled a hominid, lacked a tail like a monkey, had 32 teeth, and stood between 1.60 and 1.65 meters tall.
A water-dwelling entity that supposedly lives in the Congo River Basin, sometimes described as a living creature, sometimes as a mysterious otherworldly entity.
The Kandahar giant was a massive humanoid creature standing 3-4 meters tall. American soldiers allegedly ran into him and killed him in Afghanistan.
The practice of alchemy stretches back to ancient times, but the word itself dates only from the early 17th century. It comes from the Arabic kimiya and an earlier Persian…
Analysis of the incantation's writing indicates that it was inscribed sometime between 850 BC and 800 BC, and this makes the inscription the oldest Aramaic incantation ever found.
The size of the enigmatic reptile was astonishing, the surviving sailor recounts his misadventures.
The Bolshoi Tjach skulls are housed in a small museum in the town of Kamennomostsky, in the Republic of Adygea, Russia.
A Minotaur (half-man, half-bull) is surely familiar, but what about a Quinotaur? There was a “beast of Neptune” in early Frankish history who was reported to resemble a Quinotaur. This…
While invading India in 330 BC, Alexander the Great and his army witnessed a great hissing dragon living in a cave!