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?
Do wild hogs in the U.S. grow to monstrous sizes? Many think so. But are these creatures raised and fattened up in a pen, or are they wild and aggressive?
In the fall of 2007, residents of Bolivia, North Carolina started losing pets and farm animals to an unknown creature. Is it the same mystery creature that preyed on goats and dogs more than 50 years ago?
Visit one of the most haunted houses in America, the Lizzie Borden house, scene of the famous 19th century double murder. Watch as paranormal expert’s record bizarre goings on in this house.
Just miles from the industrial cities of Ohio, there is a bogeyman that has terrified local children for over a century. The Grassman is similar to a Bigfoot, but builds strange nests and has been known to attack.
Head deep into the Venezuela wilderness where there have been sightings of huge man-eating snakes--anaconda.
Recent archaeological evidence suggests that common rats once grew to massive sizes. Are these huge rodents making a comeback? Claims of huge rat sightings are being reported in startling numbers.
Between 1979 and 1983 over 200 livestock were torn apart on the moors of England. Despite the efforts of armed marines, no predator was ever found and the attacks continue to this day.
In 1995, “El Chupacabra,” spanish for “The Goatsucker,” was first sighted and accused of draining the blood of hundreds of farm animals. It's described as a two-legged reptile-like beast with sharp claws and fangs.
Native American history is full of “Hairy Man” stories and cave art that date back over a thousand years. Did Native Americans know the truth behind the Bigfoot legend?
A vampire scare in 1700s New England lasted more than a century and turned families and communities upside down. The latest technology is used to analyze historic evidence of the New England vampires.
Throughout history there have been sightings of a massive Octopus big enough to attack and sink boats. Our divers probe the depths of the North Pacific where the world’s largest known species of octopus lives.
In 1976, in upstate New York, several police officers reported seeing an animal they couldn’t identify. More than 30 years have passed and the sightings continue. The original police officers have agreed to be tested.
Join divers, biologists and forensic sketch artists as they team up to search for “Cressie”, the mysterious creature allegedly lurking at the bottom of Lake Crescent in New Foundland.
Take a journey to the remote Chinese province of Hubai to discover what locals have dubbed the “Wild-Man.” Described as covered in reddish-brown hair, walks on two legs and is anywhere from five to seven-feet tall.
Are big bears getting more assertive and aggressive? In pre-historic times, giant bears weighed up to a ton and stalked early man. Listen as witnesses describe horrific bear attacks and take a look at unusual bear remains.
Does a monster of gigantic proportions thrive one thousand feet under the ocean’s surface in the Sea of Cortez? Watch video evidence captured in 2006 by our expedition team of what appears to be a giant squid.
Join an expedition into the wilderness of South America on the hunt for a monster-sized predatory spider.
One of the deadliest predators in the ocean, the Bull Shark, can tolerate fresh water. It can swim hundreds of miles upstream–one strange photo from the 1930s suggests that sharks can even reach Illinois.
Travel to the Blue Mountains of Australia in search of the huge Megalania lizard that stalked early man. Watch as the team examines recent reports of attacks and even killings by the world’s largest known lizards.