A cryptid is a hypothetical creature known only from recounts or other forms of evidence insufficient to prove its existence. An example of a famous cryptid is the Sasquatch (aka Bigfoot).
“The Japanese raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides viverrinus), also known as tanuki (狸 or たぬき ...Tanuki
“The Mothman is said to be a humanoid creature the lower body resembles a man while the upper...Mothman
“The Monkey Man is a monster claimed to be responsible for numerous attacks and injuries suffered...Monkey Man