A big hairy monster was once hiding under your bed, just like it was hiding under every kid’s bed.
But faster than you can say, “Mommy, can I sleep with the light on?” one of these beasts is making a comback, even though you’re all grown up now, or so you think.
But has anyone actually seen the Goatman recently?
Other sources include a Cult of Weird post from last year about a book on the topic and a Goatman video posted last year on the YouTube channel Strange Mysteries (the video has since gone offline), but neither report any Goatman sightings within the past week.
Looks like it’s just another case of internet hype. People on Twitter didn’t seem too psyched about the Goatman legend resurgence either. Many immediately brushed it off as false:
However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t people out there masquerading as a half-goat, half-man creature. One example is of a hunter who dressed like a goat to blend in with his prey. And earlier this year, a Niagara Falls recycling organization introduced their new mascot named Totes McGoats, who looks eerily like the alleged Goatman.
The recent Goatman buildup is reminiscent of the alleged sightings of the “Jersey Devil” in October ― the Internet was flooded with stories about the Jersey Devil urban legend after a New Jersey man posted a photo of what appeared to be the famed furball in mid-flight.
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