via press release:
MONSTERS & MYSTERIES IN AMERICA
Season 2 FINALE Airs FRIDAY, MARCH 14 at 10/9c on Destination America
In communities across America, local legends passed down generation to generation tell of monsters hunting nearby woodlands, ancient spirits walking amongst the living, and alien creatures paying earth a visit. But these aren’t just your scout master’s campfire tales. In 12 all-new episodes of MONSTERS & MYSTERIES IN AMERICA, hear directly from everyday people who have had close encounters with real-life folktale fiends. With America’s dense forests, desert grasslands, and hundreds of miles of uninhabitable wilderness, no country could house – or hide – so many mysterious creatures.
Quiz: What’s Your Monster Personality? http://tinyurl.com/mwoc57m
Season 2 Recap: Meet the Monsters http://tinyurl.com/k74sa7g
In the season finale:
- UFO Bigfoot (Presque Isle, PA) – The summer of 1966 brought reports of a mysterious creature to Presque Isle. During an outing to the shore, witnesses claim to have encountered a hostile bigfoot with extraterrestrial origins. In a time when the space race captivated the public’s attention, this close encounter prompted an intense federal investigation of the hulking hairy beast from space.
- Lake Pepin Monster (Minnesota) – Lake Pepin, the widest natural section of the Mississippi River, houses a mega monster known to emerge unexpectedly from its depths. Recently, scuba diver Cory Breault joined a research expedition on the hunt to prove its existence. For the first time ever, Breault shares his story and the dramatic footage of their trip documents the his brush with the beast.
- Cajun Werewolf (Louisiana) – The bayou has long been filled with tales of supernatural creatures. Thirteen-year-old Beldron Forest had his own harrowing experience with a shape-shifting werewolf, when he ignored his mother’s warning about hunting on sacred days. This beast was delivering a warning issued by the swamp.