Friday, February 17, 2012
So make of this what you will.
Hello Lon - I am writing to you from where I live in
In May 2011 I was in a narrow cave that a colleague had recently found. This was approximately 2 KM north of Obertraun on the opposite side of the descending mountain range in the foothills near the east bank of Halsatter See (lake). As I moved through the difficult passageway I started to hear voices emanating from the darkness ahead of me. I stopped to collect a few sample from the cave wall - chipping it with my pick. I moved deeper - maybe 50 meters - until I noticed the voices again. I am familiar with echos and Doppler effect sounds in caves but this was totally different. I stood quietly for several minutes until the voices stopped.
Again I moved through the cave - almost crawling at this point. After another 40 meters I ascended into a chamber that was big enough to accommodate several people. There were two wide openings on the opposite side of the chamber - each looked like it has been excavated by machine. There was also an obvious rotting odor. As I examined the chamber I noticed an odd red iridescence as I passed the light over the rock floor. When I knelt down to collect a sample I again heard voices coming from one of the passageways. At this point I was terrified and started to hurry back through the narrow cave. After I squeezed back several meters I was able to turn my head just enough to look back into the dark chamber.
A yellow light slowly made its way into the chamber from the left opening in the chamber - then there were several yellow lights following the first. As the lights moved through the opening into the chamber then back through the opening on the right I was able to see the beings. The sight sent fear throughout my body - I was actually paralyzed.
The creatures were humanoid in stature - but these were not human. Each varied in height but all looked the same - muscular lizards that walked upright like humans. There is not a better term I can use to identify these beings. These creatures wore dark colored full-body uniforms that extended and covered the feet. I couldn't tell the exact color of the skin but each had a pronounced muzzle. The long tails were very prominent and swiftly swayed back and forth as they moved forward. The arms and legs were massive - I could detect the musculature through the uniforms. There were voices also - as if they were talking to each other. The voices actually sounded human though I could not detect the language. There were possibly 20 or more of these creatures as they walked single file through the chamber and into the other opening.
When I conceived it was safe to move I quickly withdrew from the cave. I think I may have been in shock because I barely remember anything that happened from that point until I reached my office. I decided to keep a private journal regarding my encounter - but I have not discussed it with anyone else. My colleague who originally found the cave told me that he has explored the cave since my encounter but never mentions anything about the chamber, other passageways or bizarre beings.
At this point in time, I am starting to doubt that I witnessed these creatures. Is it possible that I hallucinated this encounter - or possibly experienced something from the past or the future? I am a trained professional who deals with reality - but my beliefs have been seriously shaken. I appreciate your introspect and thoughts - as well as observation by your readers. Thank you – Gregor
An A-Z Guide to the Weirdest Creatures on Earth
By Cole Daniels
LIZARD MENEvery culture in the world has a history of serpent people—reptilian or lizardlike humanoid creatures—in its folklore. The Yaqui of Mexico have their Snake Men. The Hopi have the Lizard People. The Chinese had the Dragon Kings. The Greeks had Glycon, a snake god with the head of a man, while the ancient Egyptians had Set, the serpent god. Early Judaism and Christianity put the serpent in the garden on his own two feet, and the Hindus had the Naga, a reptilian race that lived underground and warred with humanity. The Zulu in Africa have legends of a race of lizard people called Chitahuri or Chitauri who secretly rule the world. Nobody knows why this idea is universal across human history, or why snakes are so universally reviled as the source of all evil because of it.
From the earliest days of civilization, human beings have feared these creatures. But while mainstream science is ready to consign the Serpent People to the dustbin of myth and legend, there are indications that the lizards themselves haven’t gotten the memo.
If eyewitnesses and conspiracy theorists are to be believed, the Lizard People are still among us. Reports of reptilian humanoids range from Florida to as far north as Canada. There’s the Gatorman of New Jersey, the Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp, the Loveland Frogman, and the Thetis Monster, to name a few. But these Bigfoot-like monsters are nowhere near as frightening as the alien-human Reptilians (or Reptoids) who allegedly control the world through a global secret society.
Lifelong researcher of the paranormal John Keel believed that there was a race of lizard-like humanoids who predated early man and appeared to our cave-dwelling ancestors as both gods and devils. Keel believed these beings were technologically advanced and often used humans for their own ends.
More importantly, Keel believed that the lizard people were still around:
“The parahuman Serpent People of the past are still among us,” he wrote. “They were probably worshipped by the builders of Stonehenge and the forgotten ridge-making cultures of South America.”[i]
The lizard man who showed up in South Carolina in 1988 wasn’t very civilized, however.
Tracks were found, but state wildlife officials called them fakes.
Still, the sightings continue, with the most recent report from 2008, when a couple found a dead cow and coyote in a field – along with big claw marks on their car. Officials said the claw and bite marks were done by a dog. But longtime investigators of deep weirdness know that the authorities always have a cover story.
There might be a connection – however tenuous – between the Lizard Men of the swamps with the town of Innsmouth, Massachusetts. Now largely forgotten and absorbed into larger communities on the coast, Innsmouth was a hotspot of “fish-men” sightings in the Roaring Twenties. This brought some unwelcome attention to the town fathers, who were revealed to be deep into the bootlegging business, importing Canadian beer and whiskey by fishing boat. The Treasury Department, including a young Elliot Ness before his “Untouchable” days in Chicago, raided the entire waterfront in 1928. The locals were well-armed, and most of the town ended up dead or in jail. Later, government officials said the fish-man sightings were probably just skin-divers who brought the illegal booze from boats to the shore at night. Innsmouth was more or less abandoned after the raid. But several members of the Marsh family – the town founders who were named as the biggest players in the smuggling operation – vanished. Rumors put several of them in the deep South, including some of the areas haunted by lizard men. Who knows? Maybe the Marshes brought the creatures with them when they went on the run.
The colder, northern climates are best known for Bigfoot, but there are a couple lizard men encroaching on his turf, too. The Thetis Lake Monster of British Columbia, is said to look a lot like the creature from Scape Ore Swamp, and the Loveland Frog of Ohio, is supposed to be a humanoid frog-man who’s a little shorter than his cousins at about four to five feet tall.
Lizard men have also been sighted in California, Louisiana, Georgia and North Carolina.[ii]
The Lizard People also apparently had a secret underground city beneath – where else? – Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Times reported in 1934 on an engineer named G. Warren Shufelt who disappeared into a mining shaft below the city in search of an ancient Hopi legend. “This network of tunnels formed the lost Lizard City, according to Shufelt and the legend,” the article states. The city was laid out like a lizard, according to Shufelt’s maps, and was filled with golden treasures. If the city was there, the paper never followed up. Shufelt was never heard from again after he went down the shaft.[iii]
Maybe the Lizard People weren’t quite dead yet. In Colorado during the Depression, a number of witnesses claimed to have seen man-sized, bipedal, dinosaur-like lizards. One was supposedly exhibited in a farmer’s barn for several days after it was shot and killed. Whether or not this is related to the “serpent people” legends of the local Hopi Indian tribes is unknown.[iv]
Perhaps the least surprising place to find slimy, serpent-like humanoids is in politics. Several conspiracy theorists have advanced a theory that blood-drinking, alien-spawned “Reptoids” have been running the world since the Dark Ages, with members ranging from the British Royal Family to the President of the United States.
The leading advocate and author of this theory is David Icke, whose previous career as a TV host led to hunting blood-drinking lizards disguised as humans.
Icke’s theory is long and convoluted, ranging from the Illuminati to the Rothschilds to the International Zionists, but it comes down to one thing: fear. According to Icke, the Reptilians are actually creating chaos in the world to feed off the negative human emotions that result. Pretty much every evil thing you can imagine is the Reptilians fault. The end goal: a captive human population controlled by microchips. “These are real blood-drinking bloodlines, people,” Icke says.[v]
As with most unknown creatures, no one has ever presented any actual, physical evidence of lizard people. But the conspiracy theorists would say that just proves there’s a cover-up. Who knows? Maybe the dinosaurs only let us think they went extinct.
[i] Keel, John A. Our Haunted Planet. Connecticut. Fawcett. 1968.