Monsters of Iowa


Who would ever suspect that boring old Iowa was host to so many odd creatures?

Consider this winged monster from 1903, above.

Or this account, below, found along with more Iowa monsters in UNNATURAL PHENOMENA. (See book sidebar.)


     Posted By: Paul - Mon Jul 08, 2013
     Category: Cryptozoology | Fictional Monsters | Regionalism | Superstition | 1900s | North America | Nineteenth Century

Smokin' corn silk will do that to a fella.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 07/08/13 at 10:28 AM
I think Douglas Adams knew what was happening when he wrote "Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy":

'A teaser? Teasers are usually rich kids with nothing to do. They cruise around looking for planets which haven't made interstellar contact yet and buzz them.'
'Yeah,' said Ford, 'they buzz them. They find some isolated spot with very few people around, then land right by some poor unsuspecting soul whom no one's ever going to believe and them strut up and down in front of him wearing silly antennae on their head and making beep beep noises. Rather childish really.'
Posted by KDP on 07/08/13 at 03:56 PM
It looks like a baby pterodactyl.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 07/08/13 at 10:03 PM
The 'winged monster' reminds me of the "Piasa" reported down the Mississippi River a few miles at Alton IL.
Posted by tadchem on 07/09/13 at 05:36 AM
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