5 Bizarre and Mythical Creatures that people once thought existed on Earth
Man has always been fascinated with the unknown. The desire to indulge in the supernatural or fantasy world has mesmerized man even today to find some proof of the beyond. Even though there may be a countless number of species yet to be discovered, there are some mythical creatures whose existence is still contemplated by people today. Creatures whose originals are etched only in folklore are still the subject of study even though it has never been remotely proved that they existed. Here are 5 bizarre creatures that people believed existed on the planet.
1 Fur-bearing trout
A couple of years ago a picture of a fur-bearing trout was widely circulated across the net with a man from Wisconsin having claimed to have caught one. Although it was revealed to be a hoax later, the fur earing trout mystery is steeped in legend as far back as 1870. Also called the beaver trout one story has it that the creature developed when four jugs of hair tonic were spilled in the Arkansas River. The creature is only a figment of the imagination.