Kongamato with reddish wings and reptilian body.

The Kongamato is a flying reptilian cryptid allegedly native to the remote, dense, swampy forests and wetlands of East, Central, and parts of South Africa. According to folklore, the Kongamato lives in caves in the Mutanda River, Jiwundu swamps, and the Mwinilunga District of northwestern Zambia. It is also allegedly found in the Bangweulu Wetlands … Read more


The Hibagon, seen here as large white furred ape-like creature walking through a oriental mountain scene in autumn.

The Hibagon is a Bigfoot-like cryptid from Japanese folklore. Cryptozoologists often describe it as the Japanese version of the Tibetan Yeti. The first reports of the creature in the 1970s came from the slopes of Mount Hiba around Saijo and Hiwa in the Hiba District and Shobara in the Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. Local folklore claims … Read more

J’ba Fofi

The J’ba fofi seen as a giant spider-like creature in a dark dell.

The J’ba fofi is an alleged giant spider that lives in the dense rainforest regions of Central and East Africa. Reports of the creature originated among the Baka people (formerly known as pygmies) who live in the rainforests of southeastern Cameroon, the northern Republic of the Congo, Gabon, and the southwest region of the Central … Read more

Zanzibar Leopard

Zanzibar leopard seen on a branch in the rain forest

The Zanzibar leopard was a population of leopards (Panthera pardus) native to Zanzibar Island (Unguja). Zanzibar Island is the largest single island in the Zanzibar archipelago, part of the United Republic of Tanzania. The leopards lived in the dense forests of Unguja, including the Jozani forest, now part of the Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park. … Read more

Giant Anaconda

A giant anaconda with its mouth open slithers through the jungle

The giant anaconda (Sucuriju Gigante or Megaconda) is a cryptid similar to but said to be much larger than the regular anaconda (genus Eunectes). Early 20th-century European explorers in the Amazon River Basin first learned about supposed giant anacondas from native accounts of fearsome super-sized boas living in the dense jungles. Some explorers later claimed to … Read more


Ahoy bat like creature with brown wings flying through the night with asian styled buildings in the background

The Ahool is a winged cryptid allegedly native to the remote forests of Western Java, an island part of Indonesia. The creature is reportedly also found on other islands of the Indonesian archipelago. The name Ahool supposedly comes from the howling cry of the creature resonating through the forest as it flies overhead. Alleged eyewitness … Read more