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People Think There Are Giant Winged Monsters Flying Around Chicago

By Aimee Lutkin

There are a lot of scary things out there, but most of them fall into normal categories. Like you know if they're a human or an animal when they run at you from out of the dark. The good people of Chicago have been experiencing something that can't quite be identified this summer. The Chicago Reader reports that as of the second week of August, there have been 29 sightings of "flying humanoids" in the city. These sightings aren't coming from the same person, or they wouldn't be taken so seriously. One of the people who claims to have seen them is a police officer, another a journalist.

But what could it be? Mothman? Goliath??

Most reports say the creature just hovers in the air, but one person claims they saw a winged humanoid figure leap off Sears tower. Another sighting involved TWO of them together flying over Adler Planetarium.

"They flew figure eights around each other," a witness told the Chicago Reader. "It looked like they were dancing in a strange sort of way. It was actually quite beautiful, considering how freaking strange it was."

Whether or not you believe in supernatural beings that fly around downtown, these reports are clearly an alarming trend: