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Mothman

Added Thu, 20/04/2017
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wings
flying creature
missing head
glowing eyes
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"Mothman," or in English "Mothman" (Mothman) has been known since the sixties of the twentieth century. It is found in the list of famous urban legends of America, but beyond the story goes.

He looks like a winged creature with a height of approximately 2 meters with a cylindrical torso. Wingspan is about three meters, but eyewitnesses say that they don't look like a bird, and resemble the membranous wings of a bat. According to most witnesses, the creature is not the head, but there are two burning bright red eyes, which are located at shoulder level.

It all began on November 12 1966, when five men digging a grave in the churchyard Clendenin (West Virginia), saw a flying humanoid figure. The next message was from 15 November 1966. Two young couples from point Pleasant, Roger and Linda Scarberry and Steve and Mary mallet told the police that he saw a large white creature with glowing red eyes. They described it as a large flying man with wings about 3 meters, which were chasing their car.

In the next few days began to receive similar statements. For example, two firefighter described what he saw as a "huge bird with red eyes".

The most famous case, describing a meeting with moth man, occurred at point pleasant on the eve of the collapse of the Silver bridge which killed 46 people. It is believed that the appearance of the Man-moth is associated with this accident and he was the harbinger of the tragedy.

In the USA there are more than a hundred messages about this creature.

Was evidence in Russia. For example, in 1908 a traveler Arsenyev saw a huge dark creature with wings emerged from the mist swept over the river. But some of Inessa Grigorieva, came to the village Anisimovka in 1997, saw a huge bird with feet like a human.

What phenomena can be attributed to the man-moth? From the point of view of mysticism, the researchers believe that this creature is crypted (real animal, whose existence is not proven, or considered impossible in this area), similar to Bigfoot, Chupacabra or Nessie. Reports on the observation of this creature is very small, so the identity to prove difficult. This creature is almost never caught on film, and did not leave obvious traces. On these grounds it can be attributed to ghosts or aliens. Thus, it makes sense to emphasize the person-moth to a separate phenomenon.

Skeptics point out that from the point of view of aerodynamics is a creature not fit to fly and, most likely, is a fiction. Among other versions include hallucinations (or affective illusions), observations of real birds (for example, the family owl, or a kind of crane).

Reports of the appearance of the man-moth continue to be still, although it happens not as often as in the beginning, at the birth of a legend, so the researchers will have the opportunity to study this phenomenon.

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