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The Great Snake Scare of 1828 May 16, 2012

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
The Great Snake Scare of 1828

A cute little WtH story from deepest Devon (Tavistock) about a cryptid snake. Beach knows that nineteenth-century newspapers had a great time making up serpents and other monsters, cue ‘the 200-foot-long Hideous Ice Worm‘ with hat tip to Invisible. But in this case local tradition seems to have done the job for them. I think […]