The Bunyip

Appearing frequently in Aboriginal Australian folklore, bunyips are generally described as dangerous, water-dwelling carnivores that prey on the unwary

The Disappearance of Lars Mittank

After his disappearance in 2014, German tourist Lars Mittank became one of the most famous missing persons cases worldwide after his final known movements were captured on CCTV

Travis the Chimpanzee

In 2009, a previously tame and friendly chimpanzee was responsible for one of the most graphic animal attacks on record

The Malawi Terror Beast

Officials believe that the animal responsible for at last 3 deaths and 16 maimings was a hyena. Many witnesses, however, disagree

The Kandahar Giant

An account supposedly from a US Special Forces soldier claims that his patrol encountered a giant in Afghanistan in 2002

The Dyatlov Pass Incident

The 1959 deaths of nine Russian skiers in strange circumstances has resulted in an enduring and widely debated mystery

The Death of Diane Whipple

The killing of a talented lacrosse coach redefined what it meant to own a dangerous dog in the United States, and the interpretation of ‘implied malice murder’

The Death of Omayra Sanchez

The final hours of 13-year-old Omayra Sanchez were captured in this haunting photograph, which was named the World Press Photo of the Year in 1986

Fatal Mountain Goat Attack

In 2008, an aggressive mountain goat was responsible for the first fatal animal attack in the Olympic National Park