Honey Island Swamp Monster

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Honey Island Swamp Monster
Country United States of America
Region(s) Louisiana
First reported 1963
Discoverer(s) Harlan Ford

The Honey Island Swamp Monster is the appellation of a proposed crypto-hominid, named for the Louisiana swamp it is said to inhabit, which was first reported in 1963 by Harlan Ford. It has been connected with Letiche, a wild man figure in Louisiana regional folklore, sourced to "ancient Native American" stories of unidentified origins, and Tainted Keitre, a similar folktale of Cajun origins.