The Fresno Nightcrawler

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…a pair of pants? This isn’t your every day cryptid, but it does seem to resemble your everyday clothing.

Show Notes

In November 2007, a Fresno, California resident caught something unexplained on his home security camera. It seemed to be what looked like a pair of pants, no arms or torso, with a head, strolling across his front lawn. Was it a rare animal? An alien? Or a hoax? Join us as we discuss the options, the experiments, and other sightings of this cryptid referred to as the Fresno Nightcrawler.


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Researched, Written, Edited & Produced by Gabi Fiore

Music by Dan Moretti

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