Maltese Tiger

The Maltese tiger seen stalking through a village at night

The Maltese tiger, also known as the blue tiger, is an alleged blue color morph (color variant) of the tiger (Panthera tigris). Most reported sightings of Maltese tigers occurred among the critically endangered South China tiger population. However, there are also claims of sightings of blue morphs among populations in Burma and Korea. Biologists and … Read more

Phantom Cat

A Phantom cat seen lounging on a wall in a village at night.

Phantom cats or Alien Big Cats (ABCs) are exotic felids reported roaming in areas they are not native to. The term also applies to widespread but unconfirmed reports of unknown big cats allegedly roaming a region. Such animals are phantom cats because people report they sighted them, but authorities don’t have evidence they exist. Reports … Read more


A Yeren as a large hairy ape, white in colour against a snowy backdrop.

The Yeren is a bipedal humanoid from the folklore of China. Chinese folklore says the Yeren lives in the remote forested mountains of the Shennongjia Forestry District, northwestern Hubei province, central China. Shennongjia includes more than 3,200 square kilometers of montane forest at an elevation of about 6, 560-6, 900 feet (2,000-2,100 meters). Yeren reportedly … Read more


A yeti with its massive hairy white body stand in the high mountains.

A yeti is an ape-like creature said to roam the Himalayas, with its origins in local folklore. It is usually described as being covered in fur and is claimed to stand up to 11 feet tall. Description The word “yeti” translates to “metoh-kangmi”, which means “man-bear snowman.” A number of Himalayan tribes believe the yeti … Read more

Mongolian Death Worm

The Mongolian Death Worm seen rearing above its tiny human victims. It has a gaping maw filled with teeth in a giant circle.

The Mongolian Death Worm is a giant worm-like cryptid said to live in the sands of the Gobi Desert. The terrifying creature has deadly venom. Description Olghoi-Khorkoi is Mongolian for “large intestine worm,” otherwise known as the Mongolian Death Worm. Local tribesmen have told tales of the worm for generations; however, there has never been … Read more


A Qilin galloping through the forest with its red mane and two horns.

The Qilin is a popular mythical creature originating from China. In English-speaking countries, it is known as the Chinese Unicorn. It is thought to be the living incarnation of fire, water, earth, wood, and metal. There have also been reported sightings in recent times, which are the subject of much debate. Description “Qilin” translates into … Read more