Beaman (cryptid)

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The Beaman
Grouping Cryptid
Sub grouping Mammal, Hybrid
First reported 1904
Region Unconfirmed

Tales about the existence of the Beaman Monster in Kansas City have been around for more than a century. There is no proof, however, that such a creature exists. The common tale goes that in 1904, a circus train derailed. During the crash its animals escaped, but were quickly retrieved. Unfortunately, one of the biggest and most-feared animals, a "12-foot-tall gorilla" had eluded capture. The tales claim that the Beaman Monster was the offspring of the circus animal escapee.[1]

Although there is no evidence, the Beaman Monster's existence is not impossible.[2]


  • Karl Shuker (2007). Extraordinary Animals Revisited. CFZ Press, Bideford.
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  2. ^ Benjamin, R. (9 Sep 2009). "The Beaman Monster of Kansas City - A Creature of Cryptozoology". Accessed 26 Apr 2010.