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  1. Tracking Down the Legendary Greenock Catman, Scotland’s Glowing-Eyed, Rat-Eating Mystery – Week In Weird |

    [...] Week In Weird updates us on a particular unsolved cryptid mystery that is more sad than spooky and very true. The Greenock Catman does exist and continues to lurk in out of the way places in the Scottish small village. His real identity unknown, the Catman is a very human mentally ill man who has shunned normal life and lives homeless on the fringes of society. As a living urban legend, he’s attracted a fair bit of attention but a recent documentarian who attempted document Catman’s life was stonewalled by the locals who protect and look after the unfortunate man who is still one of their own…In cryptids which are actually cryptids news, Glasgow Boy compares and classifies the number of pole-like Nessie sightings since 1933 that describe the monster as having a neck with a pole, periscope or pillar-like appearance. The pole appearance doesn’t seem too significant until Glasgow Boy lays out the possible reasons for the oddity that makes up 8% of all 200 head and neck sightings, from hoax to jumping fish. Beachcombing shares the tale of a no-necked beastie-the the shining South African Snake monster a rather unimpressive giant snake story that was featured in an 1899 British newspaper except for the fact that it glowed. A 40 foot long glowing snake is not something one sees often…or, ever. Last but not least, Loren Coleman announces the move of The International Cryptozoology Museum to Thompson’s Point, overlooking the Fore River in Portland, Maine: Something Unusual This Way Comes. [...]

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