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Sea Monsters

The Ice Worm Commeth

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 09.24.2014 | Home

Who needs Loch Ness when you've got Lagarfljótsormur? A 13-member panel convened in Iceland has decided by a seven-vote (i.e. very narrow) majorit...

LOOK: Mysterious Arctic Sea Monster Found

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 11.21.2013 | Home

A university researcher in Canada claims he knows the identity of a mysterious sea creature that was recovered by a fishing boat in the Arctic Ocean. ...

Fossil Find Revives Ancient Sea Monster Debate

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 11.01.2013 | Home

DENVER — Did a giant kraken troll the Triassic seas, crushing ichthyosaurs and arranging their bones into pleasing patterns? It sounds like a Hallo...

Prehistoric 'Sea Monster' Had Odd Way Of Getting Around, Study Suggests

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 09.11.2013 | Home

A massive marine lizard may have swum like a shark, new research suggests. The top predators of the oceans during the late Cretaceous Era, mosasaurs,...

WATCH: Lake 'Monster' Filmed In Ireland

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.03.2013 | Home

Does Ireland have its own Loch Ness monster? A film crew shooting a short movie on Ireland's Lough Foyle, near County Donegal, took this video of w...

Huge Prehistoric Predator Had Surprising Habitat, Fossils Suggest

Posted 12.21.2012 | Home

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 12/19/2012 06:41 PM EST on LiveScience Giant reptilian predators with a lifestyle comparable t...

9 Scariest Sea Monsters In Literature

Robert Pobi | Posted 01.20.2013 | Home
Robert Pobi

Is it some primordial instinct left over from a time when we had fins or is it merely a rational response to toothy shadows that enjoy snacking on human beings? We have been fascinated by - and terrified of - sea monsters since the dawn of time.

Enter the Deep-sea Prison of the Yeti Crab

Robert Lamb | Posted 03.07.2012 | Home
Robert Lamb

2012-01-06-Screenshot20120106at12.07.03PM.jpgWhat if prehistoric sea monsters were still very much alive, only trapped behind naturally occurring cold-water barriers?

Move Over Nessie! Meet The Other Monsters Lurking In Europe's Lakes

Fortean Times | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

Everyone knows about the Loch Ness Monster -- but what about the strange beast allegedly spotted in Italy's Lake Como? Three fisherman claim they s...

Robert Rines: The Death of a Monster Hunter

Ben H. Winters | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Ben H. Winters

If there is a Loch Ness monster, she's feeling pretty good about herself right now. Robert H. Rines, the man who came closer than anyone to proving the existence of the fabled serpent, died last week at 87.

T-Rex Move Aside: Colossal Sea Monster Skull Unearthed

BBC | Rebecca Morelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The ferocious predator, which is called a pliosaur, terrorised the oceans 150 million years ago. The skull is 2.4m long, and experts say it could belo...

POLL: Do You Wish Giant Sea Monsters Ate Hummers Today?

AFP | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Scientists have determined that an Arctic "sea monster" that they're calling "Predator X" was really, really horrifying. Scientifically speaking. Via ...