Artists Impression of the Mogollon Monster

Mogollon Monster – Arizona

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The Mogollon Monster or Arizona Bigfoot is a humanoid cryptid that is said to live in the forests, canyons, and rugged terrain of the Mogollon Rim in Arizona, United States.

Cryptid Name:Mogollon Monster / Arizona Bigfoot
Location:Mogollon Rim Region, Arizona, USA
Map of where the Mogollon Monster is found
Category:Hominid Cryptid
Description:Large, hairy, ape-like creature with a pungent smell.
Size:Varies in reported size, typically described as about 7 feet / 2 meters tall.
Behavior/Characteristics:Nocturnal, reclusive, elusive.
Diet:Unclear, often assumed to be omnivorous like other humanoid cryptids.
Habitat/Environment:Forested areas, rugged terrain, canyons, and remote wilderness.
Evidence:Lacks concrete scientific evidence, primarily based on anecdotal accounts and folklore.
Sightings and Encounters:Numerous reported sightings, but no verifiable proof of existence.
Skepticism/Explanations:Skeptics suggest sightings may be misidentifications of other animals, hoaxes, or optical illusions. Cryptid enthusiasts believe it to be a genuine undiscovered creature.

What Does The Mogollon Monster Look Like?

Wood Carving Of The Mogollon Monster
Wood Carving Of The Mogollon Monster

Descriptions of what the Mogollon Monster looks like vary but, in general, it is described as a large, hairy, ape-like cryptid, very similar to Bigfoot. It is described as being between 6 to 8 feet / 2 to 2.5 meters tall with a strong and muscular build.

It is covered in long, shaggy hair which can range in color from brown to black with early reports suggesting whiter colored hair as well. It is said to have strong arms that are long and muscular and it has a wide stride that is quite human-like.

The Mogollon Monster’s facial features aren’t clear as many describe its face as being obscured by hair. Its eyes are said to be deep-set and intense with some reports that they glow at night similar to how a cat’s eyes would glow in the dark.

One distinctive characteristic of the Mogollon monster is that it has a very pungent smell that is very strong with some describing it as being similar to a skunk smell.

The Mogollon Monster is said to be nocturnal and very reclusive and it will avoid human contact whenever possible.

Mogollon Monster Evidence

Artists Impression of the Mogollon Monster
Artists impression of the Mogollon Monster

The first recorded sightings of the Mogollon Monster date all the way back to the early 1900s and since then there have been numerous sightings as well as physical evidence such as footprints. Although there are many photos that have been taken over the years, most of them are very blurry and inconclusive.

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