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Chicago residents, be warned: “Mothman” sightings have been reported…
As VICE explains, accounts have varied from “'a large, black, bat-like being with glowing red eyes' to 'a big owl' or something that resembled a 'Gothic gargoyle' or a 'Mothman.'”
In fact, they say that in 2017 alone, there were 55 reported Chicago-area sightings.
Of course, these all lead back to the “Mothman sightings” that were reported in Point Pleasant, West Virginia from 1966 to 1967. During that time, there were several reports of a man-like “large bird with red eyes” and the story was later told in John Keel’s 1975 novel The Mothman Prophecies, which was adapted into the 2002 film of the same name.
Chicago residents don't seem to be too frightened, though. In fact, they've had the best response:
— ~J~ (@420thebudmizer) January 17, 2018
apparently reported mothman sightings have increased drastically during the trump presidency. while this is, of course, mad ominous, i am happy to see him come out of retirement for another round.
— Spirit Night (@spiritnightband) January 17, 2018
Cool date idea: let’s find the mothman https://t.co/flVgkzK1Yt
— meg (@meagansullivan_) January 17, 2018
crime in chicago has lowered since the recent sightings of mothman… and i don’t think that’s a coincidence.
— fox mantle. (@falsehysteria) January 17, 2018
Now, we have to ask: Have you seen the Mothman? Sound off!
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