Contrary to popular belief, creatures that are considered to be cryptids don’t have to be of a supernatural nature. Size matters.
Sightings of giant turtles are reported from a lagoon in Hawaii, the Ohio River and the Kentucky River. Turtle facts and other historical tales of giant turtles are explored in this installment of the National Cryptid Society Case Files.
"The color of it was exactly the color of sand or tan over its whole body and it had no feathers. It had a long narrow mouth a long slightly curved horn out of the back of its head and no tail that I saw..."
IS THIS A THUNDERBIRD?
"In all aspects other than size it looked exactly like a crow or raven, but much larger, and it was flying faster than I've ever seen either of those birds fly..."
"Then I heard a distinct loud flapping noise I looked up and a massive bird flew over me it wasn’t like anything I have seen before its claws where as big as grown mans foot..."
"It took one stride to cross the road. Estimating it to be 7-9 foot tall about 3 1/2 foot wide long mammoth like fur..."
"The witness described a memory of a huge alligator or crocodile (by his recollection it was 30 feet in length) in a swampy / marsh area Northwest of the camp...."
"Just as I turned onto the FM road back to town I saw something I almost couldn't believe. A huge, dark gray, 7-8' tall hairy thing ran across the road right in front of me!! It was at the edge of my headlights..."
"It was then that I heard branches breaking about 50 meters south of me in the bushes and I began to smell a horrible smell..."