The Oxford English Dictionary defines the word cryptid as “An animal whose existence or survival is disputed or unsubstantiated, such as the yeti.” For the following witnesses to living cryptids, there is no dispute. In this series of National Cryptid Society’s case files, you will read what the witnesses have experienced in their own words. … Continue reading Human Hand-Sized “Insect Fairy” Encountered in Effingham, IL
Illinois October 2017: Grey Humanoid Being in the Woods around Lake Camelot
"he head was around the same proportion as a humans head but the shape of the head was square with one point on each side of the head. I couldn't identify if those were ears or something else. The creature was gray and either had no hair or very short hair..."
Pterodactyl Sighting in Delavan, Illinois
"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..."
NCS Case File #33: Massive Wolf-Like Creature Spotted in Rural Illinois Stalking a Deer
"It was hunkered down like a cat would stalk something, but this wasn't a cat. The front haunches were like a hyena’s..."
NCS Case File #30: Pterodactyl sighting over Peoria, Illinois
"We lived about a half mile from the Peoria Airport. I knew it wasn’t a plane, because it was flapping it's wings and it looked like it was in slow motion, not to mention the odd shaped head. Years later I learned about the pterodactyl in school and when I had seen the picture of it, I knew that was what I had seen..."