30 Scary Monster Legends from Across the United States

You might want to think twice about taking that cross-country road trip.

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THE NORTHEAST

1. Cassie

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2. Champ

3. The Jersey Devil

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4. Kipsy

5. Thunderbirds

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6. The Mothman

7. Pukwudgie

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THE SOUTH

8. Knobby

9. The Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp

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10. The Wampus Cat

11. The Pope Lick Monster

12. Skunk Apes

13. Altamaha-Ha

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14. The Honey Island Swamp Monster

15. Fouke Monster

16. Big Bird

THE MIDWEST

17. Bessie

18. The Loveland Frogmen

19. Momo

20. The Beast of Busco

21. The Ozark Howler

22. Alkali Lake Monster

THE WEST

23. Shunka Warakin

24. The Flathead Lake Monster

25. Caddy

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26. Paddler

27. Bigfoot

28. The Bear Lake Monster

29. Chupacabra

30. The Mogollon Monster