Mothman is a creature that has been reportedly sighted in various locations around the world. It is often described as a large, humanoid-shaped creature with wings and glowing red eyes. The legend of Mothman originated in Point Pleasant, West Virginia in the United States in the late 1960s.

A myriad of sightings featuring a gigantic, queer, bird-like creature began to surface around Point Pleasant, West Virginia in November of 1966. On the day of November 12th, a first sighting surfaced where several gravediggers in a cemetery witnessed ‘a brown human’ ascend to the air from neighboring trees and zoom over their heads. It was not until a few days later where detailed revelations came out that really shook the community. On November 15th, just outside Point Pleasant, two couples were traveling near McClintic Wildlife Preserve, which is an area known as “TNT” due to its use as an explosive’s repository during the Second World War. The couples reportedly approached an old generator foundry and noticed the front door had been torn off the hinges, while glowing red eyes had been shining from within the building. The mesmerizing gaze seemed to be attached to a being shaped like a man but quite larger, standing at seven feet tall with huge wings folded against its’ spine. 

While the mysterious entity started to approach, the young set of couples became spooked and sped off. While peering to the rear, they noticed the being ascend straight up in the air with its 10-foot wingspan. The mysterious flying creature kept exact pace with the car despite the vehicle reaching speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. While the young adults eventually reached the well-lit city limits, they noticed their aerial stalker peel away and disappear into the night. 

Over the next several weeks, countless reports came flooding into police HQ of a huge ‘bird’ harassing residents. Passengers of passing cars detailed the creature swooping down on them, while disruption of television and radio sets had been prevalent throughout the region. A man with faulty television frequencies stayed 90 miles away from Point Pleasant when he detailed at the very moment of his television failing, his dog began to whimper outside from the front porch. As he began to investigate, he noted seeing two red glowing lights coming from within his hay barn, which initiated his dog to run off into the abyss. Struck with sheer terror and disbelief, he returned to his home where he locked all doors and fell asleep clutching his firearm. The pup was never to be seen again.

In addition to the sightings of Mothman in Point Pleasant, there have been numerous other reports of the creature from other parts of the world. Some of the most well-known of these sightings include:

The Chicago Mothman: In the late 1990s, several people in the Chicago area reported seeing a large, winged creature with glowing red eyes. Some people believe that this creature was Mothman, while others think it was a different entity entirely.

The Minnesota Mothman: In the early 2000s, several people in Minnesota reported seeing a large, winged creature with glowing red eyes. Some of these sightings took place near a Native American burial ground, leading some people to believe that the creature was a spiritual being of some kind.

The Peru Mothman: In 2008, several people in Peru reported seeing a large, winged creature with glowing red eyes. This led to widespread panic in the area, with some people believing that the creature was a sign of an impending disaster.

A super strange anomaly linking the Mothman occurred in November of 1966, the Silver Bridge, which connected Point Pleasant to nearby Gallipolis, Ohio, collapsed, killing 46 people. Some residents believed that Mothman was a harbinger of doom and that its appearance was a sign that the bridge was going to collapse. The Mothman’ s terrorism was put on the back burner and slowly forgotten

Despite the numerous reports of Mothman, there is no concrete evidence to support the existence of the creature. Many of the sightings of Mothman have been debunked as hoaxes or misidentifications of other animals, and there is no scientific explanation for the creature or its alleged powers. Despite this, the legend of Mothman remains a popular subject of fascination and speculation.