MonsterQuest uses the latest high-tech equipment to take a scientific look at legendary creatures around the world. Believers, skeptics and scientists will weigh in, but what will the evidence reveal?
Does a giant prehistoric creature lurk in Lake Champlain? Locals call it Champ. Generations of eyewitnesses rumor to have seen the creature, a dinosaur-like animal, 15-25 feet long resembling the extinct plesiosaur.
Does Canada have its own Bigfoot? Owners of a fly-in fishing cabin report attacks by an unknown creature. Can DNA tests reveal its true identity? The results will surprise you.
Is the legend of the Kraken, a tentacled beast as large as a whale, based on myth or a real creature? Expert Scott Cassel tries to lure a Kraken-sized squid 1,000 feet below the ocean.
There was a rash of giant bird sightings in the 1970’s. A giant bird with a 15-foot wingspan allegedly attacked a small child. Could there really be a giant bird or is it mass hysteria?
Join an all-female expedition in Washington State as they try to lure a Bigfoot within range of their cameras and try to prove if the beast is real or a hoax.
Something strange is killing Fido. In 2006, a number of pets were killed in Maine and Minnesota by a beast described as a mutant. The body of this strange looking creature will be DNA tested to see what it really is.
When mountain lions attack humans it makes headlines, but some people report something else—attacks by large black cats. Bones from a carcass that eyewitnesses claim was a huge black cat will be put to the DNA test.
From the Arctic Circle to the Amazon, follow an expedition to find the biggest and nastiest giant fresh water fish, from catfish large enough to swallow children whole to trout as large as a boat.
Are the vast swamps of Louisiana and Florida hiding a beast? The locals call it, “The Swamp Creature.” It is said to be 7-feet tall with red hair and a rotten egg smell. The beast even has a nickname–The Skunk Ape.
In 2006, The New York Times revealed a sinister plan by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin to create monsters by crossing humans with apes. Travel to Russia to find out if this was true and if so how far did he get?
For decades, cameras have captured images of a flying creature so fast it cannot be seen with the naked eye. Super-high-speed photography and physics experiments will shed light on what this creature might be.
Travel to the interior of Sumatra, in Indonesia, in a search for what locals call the Orang Pendak, translated as: Man of the Woods, and footprints of a possible unknown upright walking beast