The 1967 Point Pleasant Mothman Sightings: Alien or Cryptid?
In 1967, a series of sightings occurred in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Descriptions of the creature varied, but it was often described as a large, winged humanoid with glowing red eyes. The sightings sparked a flurry of media attention and speculation about whether the creature was an alien or a cryptid. While there is no definitive answer, the evidence suggests that the Mothman was likely a cryptid – a previously unknown species – rather than an extraterrestrial visitor.