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    28 Things Any Cryptid Believer Will Probably Want To Own

    You'll adore these as much as the Chupacabra loves goats.

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    1. Monsters You Should Know — a delightfully illustrated tome full of some lesser-known creatures worth your attention.


    Promising review: "I got this for my son (11 years old) for Christmas but my 6-year-old daughter actually loved it more. It has creepy but cute characters. Honestly, I would have been all over this book as a child — I mean I think it's amazing now." —STEM & Sequins

    Get it from Amazon for $11.16.

    2. A coffee mug to give passersby a glimpse at Mothman's good side. Hint: it's every side!


    Flapping those wings apparently works as well as squats.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    3. A Nessie ladle that sits on the bottom of your pot and emerges from the depth of your stew, Loch Minestrone.


    Promising review: "This. Really can’t even begin to say how much I love this thing. I personally don’t use it for hot foods, though I’m sure it would stand the test of time. I ordered this to be my staple at work functions. I am a lover of unique things and this totally fits the bill. He serves fruit, banana pudding, and other miscellaneous dessert items. Everyone is jealous as all get out, I can tell. If you’ve come across it, just buy it. You won’t regret it." —Nikki D.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.60.

    4. And a monstrously cute bookmark you'll appreciate once you finally surface from your good read.


    Get it from Amazon for $8.20+ (available in three colors).

    5. A Kraken tentacle ring sure to strike fear in every sailor who sees it.


    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    6. A Pusheen-mermaid charging cable because you'll never make the mistake again thinking that cute charging cables don't exist. They exist!

    Hot Topic

    Get it from Hot Topic for $12.90.

    7. And on the flip side — Into The Drowning Deep, a novel that'll have you abandoning any plans you may have to go out and see some mermaids with your own eyeballs around the Mariana Trench.


    I read this book about a month ago and can't stop thinking about it. Imagine if SyFy made mockumentaries about cryptids and uh, actually found them. Then the very hungry mermaids found the researchers.... —Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+, Barnes & Noble for $9.99+, a local bookseller through Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

    8. A dad cap you can wear and sing "These are a few of my favorite things...."


    Get it from Amazon for $5.25+ (available in seven colors).

    9. A Nessie costume so you can go out and be the monster you wish to see in the world.


    The size is custom so just send over your measurements when you buy.

    Get it from missnessamonster on Etsy for $225.

    10. A Jersey Devil shirt — it'll really be-hoof you to get this so you can connect with your fellow Cryptid Society members!


    If you buy this through Human's website, you can pick between a tee, baby one-piece, tank, crewneck sweatshirt, hoodie, V-neck tee, or racerback tank.

    Get it from Human for $21.99 (available in sizes S–3XL, five styles, and nine colors) or Amazon for $18.99 (available in sizes S–2XL).

    11. A DIY Fiji Mermaid skeleton kit so you can start a miniature collection of oddities in your own home.


    The kit comes with 39 laser-cut pieces, plus a display dome. It should take about 20–30 minutes to complete.

    Get it from Tinysaurs on Etsy for $27.

    12. A tentacular shower curtain that'll really get you Kraken on perfecting your nautical bathroom decor scheme.,

    Promising review: "It looks absolutely gorgeous in our bathroom, and fit our color scheme perfectly! The print isn’t pixelated at all and the material feels strong and durable. We’ve had it up in the shower for over a month and so far it is going strong! Very impressed" —Victoria

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    13. Don't Eat Me, Chupacabra!, an adorable kid's book that can also help that lil' cryptid fan hone their Spanish skills.


    Get it from Amazon for $7.19+, Barnes & Noble for $7.99+, a local bookseller through Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

    Also check out an equally cute Get Dressed, Sasquatch! book from the same series and a monster board book set.

    14. A set of mermaid brushes you'll think are pretty neat and with them, your collection will be complete.


    Promising review: "These a wonderful value and very well made. I love them! A lot. Almost too pretty to use." —M. Spencer

    Get a set of 11 from Amazon for $7.98.

    15. A lil' horde of mythical creatures who'll stick with you in a variety of situations.

    Tera Tiger Studio / Etsy

    Get the set from Tera Tiger Studio on Etsy for $5 or $1.50+ each (available in griffin, kracken, phoenix, unicorn, jackalope, and Nessie).

    16. An abominable snow monster plush because he was always your fave in Rudolph and you'd never leave an old buddy out in the cold.


    Get it from Amazon for $16.29.

    17. A booklet of Big Foot sticky notes to add some flair to your field notes.


    It comes with one large square notepad and two smaller, foot-shaped pads.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.95.

    18. An adult coloring book where you can scribble in that swamp monster as a shades of orange if ya' want. You make the rules in this paper animal kingdom!


    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    19. Cryptid Creatures: A Field Guide, a very helpful book to have on hand if you want to have any hope of tracking down the elusive Dover Demon.


    Get it from Amazon for $16.14, Barnes & Noble for $16.99, a local bookseller through Indiebound, or find a copy at your local library.

    20. A caged Mothman brooch for anyone who is bored with more traditional pets.


    Get it from EldritchRach on Etsy for $6.49.

    21. A fine art print as an adorable but helpful wall art addition. Next time someone's confused about which cryptid is which, you can just point them this way.

    Jazzberry Blue / Etsy

    Get it from Jazzberry Blue on Etsy for $16+ (available in four sizes and two styles).

    22. Jackalope socks that'll provide some extra cushion while you're on the hunt for the lil' creature.


    Get them from Amazon for $10 (also available in olive green).

    23. A winged and pointy tailed ring for fans of devils, dragons, imps, and general trouble-makers.


    It's adjustable!

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in sizes 6–8).

    24. A printable Fresno Nightcrawler card you can slip to your sweetie.

    grossandcolorful / Etsy

    Get it from grossandcolorful on Etsy for $3.

    25. A ~surprise~ cryptid-theme haul with a variety of goodies you'll barely believe because they're so good!

    CryptidCrate / Etsy

    Get it from CryptidCrate on Etsy for $19.99.

    26. A Cryptid Mash hoodie or shirt you can wear long after the Monster Mash season ends.

    Wicked Clothes

    Get it from Wicked Clothes for $28+ (available in sizes XS–2XL, as a hoodie or shirt).

    27. A wooden jackalope push toy so you can teach your kid to chase after mysterious creatures at a young age.

    Pottery Barn Kids

    Get it from Pottery Barn Kids for $14.99 (originally $39).

    28. And Destination Truth, a reality TV show where host Josh Gates travels to all the far-flung places you haven't made it to just yet to investigate the likes of Chupacabra sightings in Chile, a sea monster in Vietnam, an abominable snowman in Nepal. Y'know, toooootally typical vacations!

    Mandt Brother Productions

    I'm a huge fan of this show...and Josh's other show Expedition Unknown! It's a great travel series and funny but really gets down to research in local customs and lore connected to said cryptid. You're about to learn about soooo many new cryptids!!!! —Elizabeth

    Watch five seasons on Amazon for $1.99/episode or $19.99/season, or grab the DVDs of season 1 for $14.98.

    Also check out his book about the subject, Destination Truth: Memoirs of a Monster Hunter.

    When we finally find Bigfoot:

    Cartoon Network

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