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The Mothman is one of the strangest and most terrifying of anomalous creatures ever to be recorded in America. Between November 12, 1966 and December 15, 1967, it terrorized citizens in the Point Pleasant area of West Virginia. It was said to have been encountered by at least 100 people over the course of that year. According to author John A. Keel (The Mothman Prophecies, 1975) who was on hand investigating the reports during the time of the sightings, the creature was reported to be roughly man-shaped, either grey or brown, and between five and seven feet tall. Its body was wider than a man's. It did not appear to have a head, but rather its "eyes" were set on the upper chest. These "eyes" were very large, and alternately described as glowing red lights, or a reflected red like a bicycle reflector. When it walked it shuffled on what appeared to be human-like legs, but no feet were ever observed. Rather than arms it had bat-like wings which it did not flap. It was always seen to glide. The non-flapping of the wings, even in ascent, is particularly disturbing.

Indeed, it was reported to regularly ascend straight up like a helicopter - and again be it noted, without any wing-action. (In regards to the wings, John Keel determined that a man the size and heft of the Mothman would require 24 foot wings to be able to glide.) It was fast in flight, able to pace cars going over 100 miles an hour. In flight it emitted a humming soAnother image of the mythical Mothmanund and often emitted a "mouse-like squeaking." Occasionally it was heard to also emit a screeching sound something like a woman screaming. (This "woman screaming" sound is common among anomalous creatures, particularly the Bigfoot creatures.) No one who saw it was indifferent to the creature - it struck terror into the hearts of all its viewers. Recently, interest in Mothman has been rekindled due to the release of the movie


The Mothman Prophecies starring Richard Gere. Cryptozoologist Loren Colman has also contributed a new book on the subject:



Mothman & Other Curious Encounters (2002). For comprehensive accounts of the Point Pleasant/Mothman events, please refer to links such as: prairieghosts.com, and mothmanlives.com.


















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Anonymous there is no such thing as MOTH MAN! 11 Dec 14 2013, 2:00 PM EST by GoblinGrim
 
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that was just a bird its feathers probably fell off and moths do not have feathers and let me guess THAT GUYS TELLING A FIB HE IS LYING L Y I N G LYING! :o p.s. there is no such thing as MOTH MAN!
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GrimtheGoblin Mothman? 0 Oct 21 2013, 9:39 AM EDT by GrimtheGoblin
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...'the Hell...?
I thought I'd heared that name before, but I thought it was that giant moth that Godzilla is always fighting with! *shrug*
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Anonymous forgot something 0 Aug 29 2013, 2:42 AM EDT by Anonymous
 
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these pages are pretty accurate but they are forgetting some key elements.he is an omen of bad thing. he was sitting on the bridge and the twin towers right before they fell. he has some sort of connection to children. and he seems to be able to teleport short distances.
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