16 Nov 2016

Grootslang

In the Northern Cape province of South Africa is an arid, mountainous wasteland called the Richtersveld. Somewhere in this vast desert is what the locals refer to as the Bottomless Pit—a massive cave system that has never been fully explored. At night, a cryptid known as the Grootslang is supposed

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16 Nov 2016

Agogve

The agogve of Kenya and Uganda bear some resemblance to the almas, but are smaller in stature and often described as upright walking bonobos with vaguely human features such as long, slender hands. British explorer and hunter J. Cottnay attempted to hunt agogve creatures, only to have the natives persistently

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16 Nov 2016

Kongamato

Kongamato is a cryptid allegedly living in the deep marshes and jungles of Equatorial Africa – an area of special interest for cryptozoology, due to the vast number of cryptids reported there. Kongamato resembles a pterodactyl, with a wingspan of about seven feet (2 meters), and it is supposed to

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16 Nov 2016

Nunda

The nunda, or mngwa, is said to be a great feline lurking in the jungles of Tanzania, its size and strength considerably greater than any lion’s. Interestingly enough, hair samples of the creature were used to confirm the fact that it is indeed a new species of carnivorous mammal. In

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29 May 2016

Pongo

There are legends of this creature in Africa. He is said to have looked like a mix of a man and a monkey. Legend had it that the creature had magical powers and enjoyed the taste of human flesh. Female pongos turned into gorgeous women in order to get close

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29 May 2016

Olitiau

Often described as a “cave demon,” the Olitiau is an elusive giant bat with a wingspan of 12 feet (3.5 meters), a black body, blood red wings, and two inch (5 cm) serrated teeth. There are stories of these bats from the local tribes in the forests of Cameroon, in

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29 May 2016

J’ba Fofi

Stories of giant spiders come from all over the world, but the most famous one is the Jba Fofi, a massive arachnid that’s believed to live deep in the African Congo. The largest known spider is the Goliath spider, with a leg-span of 14 inches (35.5 cm). That’s enough to

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29 May 2016

Mahamba

Mahamba is a 50-foot crocodile possibly descended from prehistoric serpentine marine reptiles called mosasaurs. It reportedly lurks in swamps in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and eats canoes in one bite. Are you listening, Syfy Channel Original Movies Division? The remote Congo has many legendary cryptids, and that could

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