The Tatzelwurm

Allow me to introduce the Tatzelwurm. He’s a pleasant sort of fellow who haunts places like Austria, Germany, and the Alps region, thus earning the appropriate moniker of the Alps Dragon. And with a nickname like that, it’s impossible not to fall in love with this charming cryptid. So what, might you wonder, does this […]

Spring Heeled Jack

Spring-Heeled Jack

Spring is in the air and for some of the world’s cryptids, it’s also in their step. Take Spring-Heeled Jack, for instance. This is a guy who witnesses claim could jump over walls, all while cackling maniacally at others’ fear and misfortune. What a schadenfreude. The tale of Spring-Heeled Jack is not for the faint […]

Dobhar Chu

In honor of Saint Patrick’s Day, let’s travel to Ireland for what some call blarney and others say is the coolest dog-otter around: the Dobhar Chu. The Dobhar Chu (or Dobhar-chú) lives in whatever body of water is convenient—lakes, seas, oceans, possibly a city pool if well-located. With its glossy, dark fur, the creature is […]